Orange Sugared Pecans

Recipe Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup water
3 tbsp orange Juice concentrate
2 cups pecans halves
1/2 tsp grated orange peel

In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, water and orange juice concentrate. Cook over med. high heat, without stirring, until candy thermometer read 238 soft ball stage.Remove from the heat, stir in pecans and orange peel. Beat with a spoon until mixture thickens and loses its gloss, about 2 minutes. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper to harden. Store in an air tight container. Makes 2 1/2 dozen.
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