Category Archives: Nuts

Bea’s Roasted Pecans

3 1/2 C pecan halves 5 t sugar 1/2 t salt 1 T water Dash of ground fennel seed or cinnamon (optional) In a medium mixing bowl mix all ingredients, except nuts. Stir in the nuts. Add more nuts if … Continue reading

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Old South Fruitcake

Ingredients 1 [c] butter/margarine 1 [c] sugar 5 eggs 1 1/2  [tsp] vanilla 1 [tsp] almond extract 3 [c] flour, divided 2 [tsp] baking powder 1/4 [c] orange juice 1 [tbs] lemon juice 7 1/2 [c] chopped pecans/walnuts 3/4 [c] … Continue reading

Posted in Butter/margarine, Eggs, Flour, Lemon juice, Orange juice, pecans, Vanilla, Walnuts

Super Kracker Jacks

Ingredients 12 [c] popped popcorn 12 [c] cereal (use mini-wheats, Chex, Cheerios) 2 [c] lightly salted peanuts 2 [c] of raw, whole almonds 1 [c] packed brown sugar 1 [c] light corn syrup 1/2 [c] margarine Mix the first 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Almonds, Brown sugar, Corn Syrup, Peanuts, Popcorn

Swan Choo’s Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients 6 medium-sized sweet potatoes (about 4 lbs) 1/2 [c] butter or margarine, melted 1/2 [c] firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 [c] orange 1/4 [c] bourbon 1/2 [tsp] salt 1/2 [tsp] pumpkin spice 1/2 [c] chopped pecans Miniature marshmallows (optional) … Continue reading

Posted in Bourbon, Marshmallow, Nuts, Orange, pecans, Sweet potato