“The Glory of Southern Cooking”
READY IN:
1hr
YIELD:
4 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb butter
  • 3 tablespoons orange liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier)
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 12 lbs pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat; add in liqueur and orange zest; stir until blended.
  3. Remove the pan from heat, add in the pecans, and toss to coat well.
  4. Spread the nuts evenly on a large baking sheet and toast in the oven, uncovered, until golden brown, about 30 minutes, tossing the nuts from time to time.
  5. Drain on paper towels, sprinkle salt on top; let cool completely, and serve in crystal bowls with cocktails.

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