|2 cups||Sugar, white|
|2½ cup||Pecans; chopped|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
In large heavy saucepan combine sugar, soda, buttermilk, and salt.
Cook over high heat for 5 minutes, stirring often. Scrape bottom of pan; add butter and pecans and continue cooking, about 5 minutes, until candy reaches soft ball stage. Remove from heat and add vanilla; cool slightly. Beat until creamy. Quickly drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool.
SOURCE: The Popular Pecan, pamphlet by the Mississippi Pecan Growers Assn. Typos by Nancy Coleman.
Submitted By NANCY COLEMAN On 09-29-94
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