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Microwave Leche Quemada

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Why I Love This Recipe

(the name means "burned milk" in Spanish)

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups pecans (broken in pieces)
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
1 tsp. vanilla


Place pecan pieces on large glass plate and microwave on high for 8 minutes, stirring at 2 minute intervals.

Set aside.

In a 8 cup measure, microwave butter on high for 1 minute.

Stir in brown sugar and milk until blended.

Microwave on high for 7 minutes, stirring at 2 minute intervals.

Beat with wooden spoon until stiff, about 5 minutes.

Stir in vanilla and roasted pecans.

Spread into a 8 inch square pan, that has been lined with foil and lightly buttered.

Chill until firm.

Cut into squares. Makes 1-1/2 lbs.

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