Praline Pecans & Cranberries
This recipe I found during the holidays and I made a few batches for Christmas parties. Everyone loved it and wanted the recipe.—Nancy Roman, Hackensack, New Jersey
11 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
- 3-1/2 cups pecan halves
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries
- Place pecans in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; set aside. In a
- small saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup and butter.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from
- the heat. Stir in vanilla and baking soda. Drizzle over pecans; stir
- until coated.
- Bake at 250° for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes. Add
- cranberries; toss to combine. Immediately transfer to a waxed
- paper-lined baking sheet; cool completely. Break into pieces. Store
- in an airtight container. Yield: 5-1/2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 346 calories, 27 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.