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Dessert Recipes

Penuche Candy Squares


Butter the inside of the saucepan before you begin making this candy. This prevents sugar from clinging to the sides and it makes for a creamier candy.

What You Need

Penuche Candy Squares


  1. Grease an 8- x 8-inch pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Butter sides of a heavy 2-quart saucepan; add SPLENDA® Sugar Blend for Baking, brown sugar, half and half, and milk. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring frequently, until candy thermometer reaches 236 degrees or soft ball stage (about 15 to 20 minutes). Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla; do not stir. Cool, without stirring, until mixture reaches 110 degrees (about 50 minutes).
  3. Add pecans; beat with a wooden spoon or with a mixer fitted with paddle attachment until mixture thickens and just begins to lose its gloss. Quickly pour into prepared pan and spread evenly. Score in squares and cool completely; cut when firm,
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The kiddos have a day off of school today and we are going to make these. I am so excited...they look amazing!!!
Bobbi P. – 02/09/2015 –

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