Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup brown sugar

  2. 3/4 cup white sugar

  3. 1/2 cup evaporated milk

  4. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

  5. 2 tablespoons butter

  6. 1 cup pecans

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : 1. Combine the sugar and milk and cook slowly in a heavy pot over a low flame until it reaches the soft ball stage (238 degrees on a candy thermometer).

  2. Remove from heat and add the butter, vanilla and pecans.

  3. Beat mixture with a wooden spoon until it is smooth and creamy. Drop by spoonsful onto waxed paper.

  4. If the candy does not harden within 10 minutes, it may be cooked some more.


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