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Aunt Mary's Pecan Rolls

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Very good as a breakfast bread Also good for lunch or dinner

Ingredients

1 stick margarine
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 cup white karo syrup
2 cans refrigerated biscuits
2 tablespoon margarine, melted
Cinnamon and sugar

Instructions

In saucepan, combine margarine, sugar, pecans, and syrup. Cook till it boils, then pour into a greased 13x9-inch pan. Cut uncooked biscuits in half and roll into balls. Place on top of syrup mixture. Brush tops with melted margarine and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until light brown. Remove from oven, let sit for 5 minutes, then invert onto a cookie sheet. 12-15 servings

Katy Young, Moline



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