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Pecan Nougat

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Ingredients
  Coarsely chopped pecans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Spread pecans over a shallow baking pan and toast in a 350° oven about 10 to 15 minutes.
Combine sugar and lemon juice in a heavy skillet.
Cook over a low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until melted sugar has a deep golden color.
Stir in pecans and pour into a large, oiled pan or on a marble slab.
Work fast, spreading the nougat with an oiled spatula as thin as possible.
Cool until solid, then break into pieces.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2737 Calories from Fat 1030

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g189.3%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g52.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.3 mg0.01%

Total Carbohydrates 426 g142.2%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g66.1%

Sugars 407.2 g

Protein 16 g31.6%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 26.1%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 24.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pecan Nougat Recipe