Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

this is an old fashioned type candy


  1. Combine 2 cups of the sugar,milk and butter in a pan.cook over low heat, stirring only until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Melt the remaining 1 cup sugar in a skillet, without stirring till lightly browned.
  3. Mix very gradually with the first mixture -- continue to cook to 238* or a few drops in cold water forms a soft ball.
  4. Beat till candy is creamy and looses its gloss.
  5. Mix in pecans.
  6. Pour into a buttered 9" square pan, which has been covered with marshmallows.cut into squares --
  7. Let sit till firm.and cut into squares.