• 2 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cup chopped pecans


Combine the sugar, buttermilk, butter, baking soda and syrup in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly until the mixture registers 235 degrees on a candy thermometer.

Remove from the heat, stir in the vanilla and pecans. Beat slightly and pour into a buttered pan and cut into squares