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Candied Orange Pecans

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Florida's Natural
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Great for snacking, a holiday gift, or topping on salads and desserts.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
10 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
25 min
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
35 min
Recipe Servings
Servings
3 cups

Ingredients
2 cups sugar
3/4 cup Florida's Natural® Premium Orange Juice
1 tbsp. grated orange peel
3 cups pecan halves

 Directions
Mix orange juice and sugar in a 2-quart saucepan.

Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat and cook about 15 to 20 minutes, to the soft-ball stage (235°F degrees on candy thermometer). Be sure not to overcook.

Remove from heat. Add orange peel and pecans. Stir until mixture turns a creamy color, about 7 to 10 minutes. Pour onto waxed paper.

When cool, break apart and store in airtight container.

 





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