|Maple syrup||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Confectioner's sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Undiluted evaporated milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), broken|
Mix the syrup, confectioners' sugar, evaporated milk, salt, and butter in a heavy saucepan.
Bring to boiling; set a candy thermometer in place.
Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until thermometer registers 234°F.
Remove from heat; remove thermometer.
Add vanilla extract and pecans; stir until mixture begins to thicken.
Set over a pan of hot water.
Quickly drop mixture by spoonfuls onto aluminum foil or buttered waxed paper.
Cool until set, then wrap.