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Recipe for family meals :

Mexican Whiskey Candy
 

This is one of the recipes which we have been given permission to reproduce by RecipeGoldmine, founded by Linda Roth. It is a big site with a wealth of information and recipes. If you would like to have a look at the website click here.

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Ingredients

2 1/2 C. sugar
1/4 C. light corn syrup
Small pinch of baking soda
1 T. butter
1 C. evaporated milk
2 T. bourbon
2 1/2 to 3 C. pecan halves

Method
  • Combine the sugar, syrup, baking soda, butter and evaporated milk.
  • Cook slowly to the firm ball stage or until candy thermometer registers 242°F.
  • Remove the candy from the heat and add the bourbon.
  • Stir in the pecan halves and beat until candy thickens and looks creamy.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper and let cool.

Yields 36 pieces (two pounds)

 
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