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“Saw someone make these on Oprah a few years back. It was a pretty quick segment so the instructions are a bit vague. I'm not very experienced with candied nuts so I winged it. Feel free to look at other people's instructions to compare! I toasted the pecans in a 13x9 inch Pyrex dish. I poured the syrups over the toasted pecans, stirred them up and baked them for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees. I checked them about every 5 minutes and stirred each time. They came out very sticky (like Rice Krispie Treats) so I don't know how the guy on Oprah rolled them in sugar while they were still hot! I put some sugar in the bottom of a glass bowl, put the pecans in the bowl and sprinkled more sugar on top. When they cooled, they broke apart easily. I couldn't taste the maple, but my fiance says he can...I might put a teaspoon of vanilla in if I ever attempt these again.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
4 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toast pecans for 8 minutes.
  2. Add corn syrup and maple syrup.
  3. Mix.
  4. Bake until candied.
  5. Roll in sugar.
  6. Serve hot.

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