Minted Pecans

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 large marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint
  • 3 cups pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Cook sugar, water, syrup and salt slowly. Remove just before it reaches soft boil stage.
  2. Add marshmallows; stir until they melt.
  3. Add peppermint and nuts; stir until every nut is coated and mixture hardens.
  4. Turn onto wax paper and separate nuts with fork.
  5. Let dry.

Nuts can be kept about a week tightly covered.