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Ingredients

1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow cream
1-1/2 pounds milk chocolate kisses
6 cups pecans
5 cups sugar
1 can (13 ounces) evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine

Instructions

Place marshmallow cream and kisses in large bowl. Set aside. Place pecans on baking sheet and place in a warm oven until they are warm. Keep warm until ready to use. Combine sugar, milk and butter in saucepan. Bring mixture to boil, cook for 8 minutes. Pour over kisses and marshmallow cream, stirring until well-blended. Stir in warm pecans. Drop by teaspoons onto wax paper. Makes 12 dozen.

Judy Weber
Cambridge



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