Sour Cream Candied Pecans

3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup sour cream
2 cups pecan halves
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and sour cream and stir constantly until mixture starts to boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture is thick and bubbly, 5-6 minutes. (Cook until mixture reaches 240°F on a candy thermometer.)
  4. Remove from heat and stir in salt and vanilla extract. Add pecans and stir until coated.
  5. Spread mixture out evenly on baking sheet and let cool completely. Break into pieces to serve. Enjoy!

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