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Sugared Pecans


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups pecans


  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, combine sugar, salt, cinnamon and milk. Bring to a boil and cook to soft ball stage.
  2. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract.
  3. Add pecans. Stir until all pecans are coated and turn white and grainy.
  4. Spoon out onto wax paper.
  5. When cool, break up any clusters of pecans.
  6. Keep in a well-sealed tin.

Yield: 3 cups

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