Pecan Glaze

Pecan Glaze’


  • 4 lbs. sugar 
  • 3 1/2 lbs. glucose
  • 1 1/2 pts. water


  • 3 lbs. pecan halves (not salted)
  • 1/4 lb. butter


  • 1 oz. salt


  1. Obtain large copper kettle
  2. Grease marble slab with pure lard
  3. Obtain spatula for spreading
  4. Obtain canvas gloves

Step I

Place ingredients under (A) in copper kettle and mix well,  Cook to 300° F.

Step II

At 300° F. turn flame down low.  Add (B).  Stir constantly for 3 minutes.

Step III

After stirring 3 minutes, take off the fire and add (C).  Mix (C) in well.

Step IV

Pour on greased slab.  Spread as thin as possible with spatula.

Step V

Cut batch in half for easy handling.  Turn the batch over with hands (wearing gloves).  Stretch out as thin as possible with hands.

Step VI

Cut into large pieces with a caramel knife while batch is still hot.  Store in a cool dry place in large can.  Keep can covered.

Special Comments

  1. Pecan Glase’ is a high grade candy can be made weeks in advanced.
  2. Scraps and crumbs maybe crushed and thrown into nut batch at 290° F.
  3. Pecan Glase’ will not spread as easily as peanut brittle.  The pecans must be spread out by force to prevent piling up in the center.

Also See

Original Recipe

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