- 4 Tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 cup jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey
- 2 tablespoons Tabasco sauce, or to taste
- 1 1/2 teaspooons salt
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 cups (one pound) pecan halves
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine all ingredients except pecans in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to blend. Boil about 3 minutes. stir in pecans and toss well to coat. Spread nuts in a single layer in a jelly roll pan. Bake 45-60 minutes or until nuts are crisp, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in airtight container. Makes 4 cups.