Recipe for Eggnog Candy


    Eggnog Candy

    2 cups commercial eggnog
    4 cups granulated sugar
    1/4 cup light corn syrup
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 cup butter
    1 cup diced candied fruit
    1 cup chopped pecans

    Combine eggnog, sugar, corn syrup, and salt in a Dutch oven; cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (230 degrees F). Cool to lukewarm.

    Add butter, and beat until mixture is no longer shiny (about 5 minutes). Stir in fruit and pecans. Spread in a buttered 8-inch square pan. Cool and cut into squares.

    Makes 25 squares