Candied Pecans

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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2 cups pecan halves
1/2 cup light corn syrup
2 tablespoons corn oil margarine
1/2 cup sugar -- divided

Preparation / Directions:

Makes 3 cups 1. Place pecans in 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan; heat in 250 F. oven 5 minutes. 2. Melt margarine in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat; stir in corn syrup and 1/4 cup sugar. 3. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat; boil without stirring 5 minutes. 4. Pour syrup over nuts, stirring constantly to coat evenly; bake in 250 F. oven 1 hour, stirring several times. 5. Sprinkle with remaining sugar; toss to coat evenly. 6. Immediately spread out on greased cookie sheets to cool; quickly separate into individual pecan halves. 7. Cool; store in tightly covered container.

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