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Nana’s Pecan Pie

My grandmother, Nana, gave me this recipe when I visited her in 1984. 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup butter, melted 3 eggs, well beaten 1 cup pecan pieces 1 unbaked 9″ pie shell Mix sugar, syrup and butter. Add eggs and pecans Fill pie shell with mixture and bake in moderately […]

Swiss Cheese and Grape Salsa

Looks pretty good! See 2 cups finely shredded Swiss cheese 2 cups chopped green seedless grapes 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted* 3 tablespoons honey mustard salad dressing 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon or basil Mix together and serve on crackers.

Praline Sauce

1 1/2 cups chopped pecans 1/4 cup butter 1 1/4 cups brown sugar, packed 3/4 cups corn syrup 3 Tblsp flour 5 ounces evaporated milk Toast pecans (300F for 15 min.) Melt butter. Add brown sugar, corn syrup and flour. Boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool to lukewarm. Gradually stir […]