Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3/4 cup sugar

  2. 2 cups pecan pieces

  3. 3 tablespoons butter -- no substitutes

  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla

  5. 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon -- optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Butter a baking sheet; set aside. Place sugar in a large skillet. Cook over medium-heat, shaking pan occasionally, till sugar begins to melt. Reduce heat to low and cook till sugar is golden brown, stirring as necessary. Add pecans, buter, vanilla, and cinnamon, if desired. (Sugar may resolidify.) Stir to remelt sugar and coat nuts evenly. Spread the mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely. Break into small clusters. Store in a tightly covered container in a cool dry place for up to 3 weeks. Makes 10-12 servings.


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