Great recipe we found in Fany Gerson’s book, My Sweet Mexico.

Makes 2 dozen


You will need:


1½ cups pecans, toasted

½ cup sugar

¼ cup water

sugar, for rolling

  1. Finely grind the pecans in a food processor.
  2. Bring sugar and water to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Add the pecans and cook until it gets thick. This will take about 5–10 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a food processor and grind to a paste.
  5. Roll to walnut-size balls and roll in sugar.


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