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Looking for a way to use our raw pecans?
Maybe one of these recipes will become a family favorite for you!

Pralines (Katy Marshall)

1½ cup packed light brown sugar
cup half & half
dark salt

2 T. oleo or margarine

1½ cups pecan halves

Mix all ingredients except pecans and place in a large bowl. Microwave 9 minutes (total) on high - 4½ minutes - stir. 4½ minutes more. Remove, add pecans, stir, cool 1 minute. Heat until it begins to cream. Drop by teaspoons on wax paper.


Quick Pecan Ring (Billie Wiant)


1 stick (½ cup) butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
2 T. milk

2 cans (10oz) buttermilk biscuits

½ — 1 cup chopped pecans 


Combine butter, brown sugar and milk and heat until brown sugar is dissolved. Pour ⅓ of the syrup mixture in the bottom of a greased bundt pan. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, raisins and cinnamon. Open first can of biscuits and cut each into fourths (quartered). Arrange in bundt pan. Pour more syrup, repeat with pecans, raisins, cinnamon. Open and cut the second can of biscuits. Top with remaining syrup mixture, pecans, raisins and cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Let stand 3-5 minutes. Invert ring onto serving platter.

Fruit Cake Cookies (Katy Marshall)

1 cup brown sugar

½ lb butter
4 eggs

3 tsp. soda

¾ cup milk plus 3 tsp (Mix soda and milk) 
1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. nutmeg

3 cups flour

1 lb. dates, chopped

1 lb. cherries, chopped

1 lb. cherries, chopped

1 lb. pineapple, chopped

1 lb. white raisins

6 cups chopped nuts

1 tsp. almond flavoring

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Mix together soda and milk and add to the mixture. Sift spices with flour and add flour mixture small amount at a time. Add almond flavoring and mix in dried fruits. Drop by tablespoons and bake at 300 degrees for 20 minutes.


Pecan Pie

1 cup Light Karo Syrup
3 eggs
1 cup sugar

2 T. melted butter

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1½ cups pecans 

1 unbaked deep dish pie crust

Mix all ingredients and pour into pie crust. 

Bake on center rack of oven for 60-70 minutes at 350 degrees.

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