Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Maple Nut Bon-Bons

Now an award winning movie, Burnett's childrn's classic still tugs at the hearstrings. Sara Crew daughter of a British Captain is left in an American boarding school while her father goes off to fight. Treated like a princess, because she is supposed to come into wealth, her life changes drastically when it's reported to Miss Minchin, the head-mistress, that her father is dead and Sara left destitute.

Maple Nut Bon Bons

3 C maple syrup   (Not diet or sugar-free)
1 C milk
1/2 C pecans, chopped
  • Pour the maple syrup into a large heavy saucepan.
  • Add the milk and place the pan over medium heat.
  • Bring to a rapid boil and continue boiling until mixture reaches 235 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to cool 3 minutes.
  • Beat the mixture with an electric mixer on low speed until it becomes creamy.
  • Carefully stir in the pecans.
  • Spread the mixture into a square baking pan lined with wax paper.
  • Cool until the fudge becomes firm and then cut into bite sized pieces. Serving Size: 18 pieces

1 comment:

  1. beautiful picture, Arline! Happy Holidays to you and your family!