|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Half and half||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Pecan halves||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
Combine sugar and soda; stir in half and half gradu- ally.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occa- sionally.
Reduce heat; cook, stirring constantly, to soft-ball stage or to 234 degrees on candy thermom- eter.
Remove from heat; add butter immediately.
Beat mixture for 3 minutes or until thick.
Drop from metal spoon onto waxed paper.
Add small amount of hot water, if necessary.