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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
the sugar, syrup, baking soda, butter and evaporated
slowly to the firm ball stage or until candy
thermometer registers 242°F.
Remove the candy from the heat and add the bourbon.
in the pecan halves and beat until candy thickens
and looks creamy.
by spoonfuls onto wax paper and let cool.
36 pieces (two pounds)