Sugared Pecans

  • 3 cups pecans
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Heat pecans in oven at 325*f for 15 minutes.

Stir often, let pecans cool.

Cook sugar, water, cinnamon and salt until soft ball stage.

(Be sure to boil this long enough.)

Remove from heat and add vanilla and pecans.

Stir gently until becomes very creamy.

Spread pecans on platter with wax paper to cool.