Snack Like a Southerner: Buttermilk Candy

OP: http://home.cmaaccess.com/~dledwards/buttermilk_candy.htm

(www.texannewyorker.com)

Ingredients:

1 cup buttermilk

2tbs margarine

1tsp baking soda

2 cups pecans, chopped

2tbs butter

2 cups sugar

1tsp vanilla extract

1. In a skillet over high heat, combine buttermilk, soda and sugar. Stir constantly until it reaches a softball size. (5 minutes)

2. Remove from heat. Add mixture, butter, vanilla and nuts to a large mixing bowl. Mix together until thickened and creamy.

3. Spoon out onto buttered or greased wax paper. Let cool.

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