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Minted Nuts

  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Light corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Marshmallows 6 Large
  Peppermint extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pecan halves 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Combine sugar, water, salt, and corn syrup in a large mixing bowl.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave at HIGH 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture reaches a soft ball (235°).
Add marshmallows.
Stir until they are dissolved.
Add peppermint; stir well.
Add pecans and stir with a circular motion until every nut is coated.
Mixture should harden slightly.
Drop each pecan onto a cookie sheet.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3655 Calories from Fat 2350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 281 g432%

Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 287.1 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 303 g101%

Dietary Fiber 37.5 g149.9%

Sugars 245.5 g

Protein 37 g73.1%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 55.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Minted Nuts Recipe