- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup evaporated milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup pecans (chopped)
Remove from heat and add the butter, vanilla and pecans.
Beat mixture with a wooden spoon (it HAS to be a wooden spoon) until it is smooth and creamy. (Basically, until your arm is ready to fall off.)
Drop by spoonsful onto waxed paper.
If the candy does not harden within 10 minutes, it may be cooked some more.
Do NOT try to put them in the 'fridge to harden. They'll just get all goopy -- although they'll be good spooned over french vanilla ice cream.
Yield: Approximately one dozen