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State fair vanilla sugar pecans

August  6, 2011
Author Notes

Whenever I tried to make some roasted nut recipe it never turned out tasting like the fair nuts. These do. —Fran McGinty

  • Serves 13
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups pecans
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Directions
  1. mix all the ingredients except the pecans in a medium size pot.
  2. cook over medium heat stirring constantly until sugar is melted.
  3. add pecans and stir constantly until no liquid remains in pan.
  4. lay nuts on parchment lined cookie sheet to cool.
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