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Patron Pecans
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Mar 3, 2014      Comments:  4      Replies:  4     
I love nuts, even the human ones. I made a recipe over the holidays for Jack Daniel’s Pecans. I am not really Jack Daniels fan. In fact I had to go buy some to make the nuts. They were pretty good. I do have Patron on hand so I decided to give it a whirl. These nuts are so good, they are addicting.
Ingredients:
1/2 stick of butter
1/4 cup sugar
2 T Tabasco Sauce
1/4 cup Patron or good tequila*
1 t salt
1/2 t garlic powder
1# pecan halves
Pam
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spray a jelly roll pan or a big sheet pan for cakes with Pam. I used a sheet pan!
In a medium sauce pan, melt butter and add the rest of the ingredients except for the pecans. Stir and mix to combine. Boil for 4 minutes, stirring often.
Remove from heat and add the pecans. Stir and mix the pecans in the butter/sugar mixture. Spread the pecans in a single layer into the pan. Bake for 30 minutes. Stir every 10 minutes to prevent burning. Remove from oven, let cool and store in an airtight container.
*You can experiment with the alcohol. If you use 2 tablespoons of Tabasco Sauce, it could overpower the liquor taste. The Tabasco Sauce can be adjusted too. If you make it like I did in the recipe, you should love them.
Adapted from Sumptuous Spoonfuls.
Nancy      December 3, 2016 at 2:55 am                       
Since I have a grandson named Jameson I’m making them with Jameson for my Christmas Party!
Tampa Cake Girl      December 3, 2016 at 2:58 am           
Nancy, they will be fabulous. They will go fast. When I made my first batch, I could not stop eating them so I boxed up what I had left and gave them away to friends. I wife never got any and the husband ate them all! Please check back in with me and let me know how they turned out.
Libby with Lemony Thyme      June 14, 2014 at 6:53 pm                       
Now that’s the kind of gift the dad in this house would love!!
Tampa Cake Girl      June 14, 2014 at 6:55 pm           
When I made them, I gave half away to one of me friends. Neither one if us could stop eating them! I had to put them where I could not see them in my house!
bakinginatornado      March 5, 2014 at 1:15 am                       
These look amazing. I’m a big Patron fan so I know I’ll love them.
Tampa Cake Girl      March 5, 2014 at 1:18 am           
I am a big Patron fan too! I am ready to make more!
Cindy @ Hun... What's for Dinner?      March 4, 2014 at 6:55 pm                       
OMG, I’d eat these all to myself, LOL. YUM! Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday, Cydnee.
Tampa Cake Girl      March 5, 2014 at 1:16 am           
These would be a great snack before or after dinner!