Caramel Corn with Pecans
1/2 cup margarine
1/4 cup honey
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 quarts popped corn
2 cups pecans
Melt margarine in a 2-quart saucepan. Mix in honey and brown sugar. Boil for 5 minutes; don;t stir. While hot, pour over popcorn and nuts in a greased large baking pan and mix well. Bake one hour at 250 F, stirring every 15 minutes.
This recipe for Caramel Corn with Nuts serves/makes 4 qts
Cheese Ball with Pecans
4 cups (16 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Combine first cheese, pecans, mayonnaise, chopped onion, pepper, and cayenne pepper in a large mixing bowl; beat at low speed of an electric mixer until well blended. Shape mixture into a ball and roll in 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
Chill for about 2 hours. Serve with assorted crackers.
Makes one cheese ball, about 5 inches in diameter