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Kentucky Christmas Pecans

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“I received these as a gift last year and they did not last one night in my house! These pecans are a great Holiday Gift--especially for someone from Kentucky to give or for someone who used to call Kentucky their home. The taste is similar to a praline with just a hint of whiskey. Enjoy.”
READY IN:
20mins
YIELD:
3 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large, heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and evaporated milk and bring to a low boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook until the syrup registers 240°F on a candy thermometer.
  2. Remove pan from heat. Add the salt, bourbon and pecans and stir until the nuts are thoroughly coated with the syrup. Pour the pecans onto wax paper and cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

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