Southern Pecan Fondant

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by MrsNestleroad

Just like grandma used to make!

Top Review by mollypaul

This is a good old recipe. I have the same one in my United States Regional Cooking cookbook, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and water and cook until mixture registers 234 degrees F on candy thermometer.
  2. Remove pan from heat and let cool to lukewarm (110 degrees F).
  3. Then beat mixture until it loses its glossiness and becomes stiff.
  4. Add butter, vanilla, salt and nuts.
  5. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Pour into a buttered pan about 1/2 inch deep.
  7. When cool, cut into squares.

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