Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Georgia Nuggets

Georgia Nuggets

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From the kitchen of Patricia Johnson

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Tags: Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


3 cups light brown sugar
1 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
2 cups chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter


  1. Stir sugar and milk together in a medium saucepan, until sugar is dissolved.

  2. Bring to a rolling boil and cook until it reaches 232 degrees.

  3. Remove from heat add vanilla flavoring and stir.

  4. Add butter and chopped pecans.

  5. Beat until creamy.

  6. Drop by the spoonful onto wax paper.

  7. Let cool and store into air tight container.


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