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Orange Candid Nuts

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Category: Gifts, Nuts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Orange Juice
  • 1 tb White Vinegar
  • 1/4 c Grated Orange Peel; 3 Large
  • -Oranges
  • 1/2 lb Pecan Halves
  • 1/2 lb Blanched Almonds; Whole


1. Butter a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1" jelly roll pan and set aside.

2. Place the sugar and orange juice in a 3 to 4 quart saucepan.

3. Bring the mixture to a boil over moderately high heat.

4. Insert a candy thermometer, add the vinegar, and boil syrup until it
reaches 300 degrees on a candy thermometer, or until the syrup reaches the
hard crack stage.

5. Stir to coat nuts evenly.

6. Press mixture into prepared pan, flattening with a spatula into a single

7. Cool to room temperature.

8. Separate the nuts by breaking into pieces.

9. May be stored in airtight containers for several months.

Yield: 4 cups.

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