3 cups of white sugar
4 tabls. strawberry geletin
1/8th tsp. salt
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup of half and half
1 tabls. white corn syrup
2 tabls. butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped pecans.
Combine first 6 ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Cook without stirring till it reaches 230 degrees on a candy thermometer.
Remove from heat.
Add butter and vanilla extract; do not stir!!! Cool without stirring until outside of pan becomes lukewarm.
Stiir in nuts and beat until candy loses it's gloss.
Pour into 3 dozen paper bonbon cups or onto a butter platter.