This recipe is from Susan Schmidt, who says, "In my next life, I wanna be Cajun!"
- 4 cups sugar
- 2 cans of cream (I like Carnation) -canned milk
- 1 stick butter
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- large bag of pecans (whole or halves)
- Put 1 cup of water in freezer to use to test doneness.
- Combine in sauce pan sugar, cream and vanilla.
- Cook for about 15 minutes on medium setting.
- Bring to a boil.
- Add butter.
- Keep stirring because mixture will boil over.
- After 45 minutes of cook time, drop some in test water from freezer. If it forms a ball, candy is ready.
- Add pecans and stir a few more minutes to cover pecans. You can butter counter or pan to put candy in after it is finished.
- Let cool and cut.
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