Post by chief_cook2 on Jan 22, 2003 12:38:29 GMT -6
2 tablespoons butter or margarine 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup milk grated lime peel of one lime 3/4 cup chopped pecans Method
Melt butter in medium saucepan; stir in sugar and milk until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil. Cover and boil one minute to dissolve sugar off sides of pan. Set candy thermometer in pan and cook syrup gently without stirring to 236°F. Cool to 110°F about 45 minutes. Stir in lime peel and pecans. Beat vigorously until mixture just starts to lose its gloss. Pour immediately into well greased 8 by 8 by 2 inch pan. Cool and cut into squares.
Yield: about 1 pound
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