Microwave Leche Quemada
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.
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.