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Penuche

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Ingredients
  Packed brown sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Light corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine brown sugar, salt, corn syrup, milk and butter in a 2-quart oven-proof glass mixing bowl/pitcher. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 4 minutes at HIGH; stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Continue cooking to soft-ball stage (6 to 8 minutes at HIGH); stir occasionally.
2. Cool mixture to lukewarm, then beat. When mixture first begins to thicken, add nuts and vanilla extract; mix well. Turn into a greased 8-inch square dish. Cool and cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Nut

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