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3/4 cups packed light brown sugar
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup hot water
1/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 egg whites
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon pecan flavored extract
1/4 cup chopped pecans
light brown and white sugars, water, corn
syrup, and salt in a heavy 2 quart saucepan.
Cook covered until mixture boils rapidly.
Remove lid, place candy thermometer in pan,
and cook without stirring to 260ºF (127ºC).
Remove from heat.
egg whites until stiff. Pour hot syrup in
thin stream over egg whites, beating constantly
with electric mixer on high speed. Add vanilla
and pecan flavoring.
beating until soft peaks form and candy starts
to lose its gloss. Stir in pecans and drop
by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. When candy
has set, store in airtight container.