2 c. sugar 1 c. brown sugar 1 c. milk Dash of salt 3 c. pecan halves 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine 1 tsp. vanilla
Combine sugars, milk and salt in a large heavy pan. Cook over low heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add nuts and cook to soft ball stage. Remove from heat. Without stirring, add butter, let stand 5 minutes. Add vanilla and stir until slightly thick and begins to look cloudy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a buttered sheet. Will keep for days if individually wrapped.