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When you use Durham-Ellis products it adds that finishing touch to all your favorite desserts and recipes.
Texas Pecan Pie
3 tbs. soft margarine
1 tsp. vanilla
I a mixing bowl blend margarine, vanilla and sugar. Add remaining ingredients except pecans. Mix well. Add pecans and pour into an unbaked 9" pie shell. Bake in oven at 400 for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bake an additional 30 - 40 minutes or until filling is puffed in center and well browned. Let pie cool before serving.
2 1/2 cups sugar
Mix sugar, syrup, milk and peanuts together. Cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Add butter and vanilla. Beat until creamy. Spoon out on waxed paper to form patties. A few drops of red food coloring may be added while beating if desired. Yield approx. 2 1/2 dozen.
Party Pecan Mix
2 cups (4 sticks) butter
Melt butter with garlic powder, seasoned salt and Worcestershire sauce. Combine pretzel sticks, cereals and Ellis Pecans in a large container. Toss with butter mixture. Spread in roasting pans and bake at 250 for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool and store in tightly covered containers. Note: Fill tins or jars with this tasty treat and add them to your gift baskets.
3 cups sugar
Mix sugar, syrup and water together in saucepan; place over medium heat and boil until hard ball stage (265 - 270 degrees). Beat egg whites until fluffy. (May add 3 tbs. Red or green gelatin to whites and beat until fluffy). When syrup has reached hard ball stage, pour slowly into egg whites while continuing to beat. Beat until almost hard. Add vanilla. Stir in Durham Pecans; drop candy onto wax paper.
Microwave Pecan Brittle
1 cup sugar
Mix sugar and corn syrup. Microwave 4 minutes on high. Add Durham Pecans, stir well and microwave 4 more minutes. Add vanilla and butter, stir well and microwave for 2 more minutes. Remove and add soda, stirring several minutes until color starts to change. Spread out on waxed paper or cookie sheet. Tips: Spray bowl, spatula and cookie sheet with cooking oil.