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Orange Pecans

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Pecan halves 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Orange rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated

Combine sugar, corn syrup, and orange juice in a saucepan; mix well.
Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°).
Remove from heat; stir in butter.
Beat with a wooden spoon until mixture just begins to thicken.
Stir in pecans and orange rind.
Working rapidly, drop by heaping teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper, and let cool.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2985 Calories from Fat 1871

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 223 g342.9%

Saturated Fat 25.8 g129%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 11.9 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.2%

Dietary Fiber 28.5 g114%

Sugars 222.4 g

Protein 28 g55.1%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 79.9%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 42.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange Pecans Recipe