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Candy-Coated Pecans

No recipe image available.These sugary pecans are wonderful served at a cocktail party, in a lunchbox or with a simple cheese-and-fruit plate.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup water
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups pecan halves

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine sugar, water, cinnamon and milk in a saucepan over medium heat; cook until boiling. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla; add pecan halves. Stir until pecans are evenly coated.
  2. Spread on wax paper to cool, separating pecan; cool completely before serving.
  3. If pecans are not for immediate use, store them in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Makes 2 cups.