By Cecelia Jenkins
Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2020
These iconic candies melt in your mouth.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
This famous New Orleans candy is made of boiled sugar and enriched with butter and milk and laden with pecans. It’s cooked to a melt-in-your-mouth texture that is set but crumbly, not crack-your-teeth hard. For our version, we started with ...