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Penuche Candy Squares Recipe

Serves: 
16
20 minutes
Calories per serving: 150
Diabetes Friendly

Recipe Ingredients

3/4 cup SPLENDA® Sugar Blend
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup half and half
1/3 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preparation

Grease an 8- x 8-inch pan with vegetable cooking spray.

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° F 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° F(about 50 minutes).

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,

Note

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 16 servings, Serving Size: 1(2 x 2 inch square):

Calories
150
Calories From Fat
45
Total Fat
5
g
Saturated Fat
1.5
g
Cholesterol
5
mg
Sodium
25
mg
Total Carbs
23
g
Dietary Fiber
0
g
Sugars
23
g
Protein
1
g

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