Easy Pecan Penuche

6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup brown sugar; firmly packed
¼ cup milk
2½ cups sifted powdered sugar
1 cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces

1. In a 1½-quart saucepan melt butter; add brown sugar. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes; stir constantly. Increase heat to medium; add milk. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil.
2. Remove from heat, cool 30 minutes.
3. Gradually stir in powdered sugar until mixture is of fudge consistency. Stir in nuts. Spread in a buttered 9-inch-by-5-inch-by-3-inch or 8-inch-by-4-inch-by-2-inch loaf pan. Chill.
4. Cut into squares.

Makes 1½ pounds

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