only requires 1/2 cup - so you might want to find something else to make that has pumpkin in it
This is what it looks like with the first 6 ingredients mixed together before it gets to 234 degrees (soft-ball stage)
This is the soft-ball stage - 234 degrees.
Remove from heat & add
The stickiest stuff in the whole wide world.
I didn't take a picture of the toasted pecans.. they aren't as exciting.
Also didn't take a picture of the pan with all these ingredients post soft-ball stage.
It's hard work, and you have to move fast.
I recommend adding EVERYTHING - marshmallow cream, white chocolate chips, pecans, and vanilla all at once.. then, stir stir stir with a heavy wooden spoon until you can't stir anymore.
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