Sugared Nuts

Oxmoor House
about 4 cups


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2 cups sugar
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups pecan halves


Combine sugar, water, cinnamon, and cream of tartar in a small Dutch oven; stir well. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°). Remove from heat. Add vanilla and pecans, and stir until sugar begins to harden.

Immediately spread pecans on waxed paper, and separate into clusters with a spoon. Let cool.

Created date

February 2010