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Orange Candy

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Orange peel 1 Tablespoon, grated
  Lemon peel 1 Teaspoon, grated
Directions

In heavy saucepan over low heat melt 1 cup sugar to a rich brown color.
Blend in water; stir to dissolve sugar.
Blend in remaining 2 cups sugar, milk, and salt.
Bring to a boil; cook, covered, 3 minutes.
Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, without stirring to soft ball stage (238° on candy thermometer).
Cool without stirring to 110°.
Fold in pecans and peels.
Beat till creamy; pour into a buttered 8x8x2-inch pan.
Cool; cut in squares.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Orange

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