- 2 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 cup pecans
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
Mix sugar, buttermilk, salt, butter and pecans in a large glass bowl with handles (the mixture gets very hot and rises).
Microwave for 12 minutes, stopping to stir every 4 minutes.
Stir in baking soda, the boiling hot mixture will rise and foam, possibly doubling or tripling in volume.
Microwave 1 minute, stir until sticky.
Drop onto foil (not wax paper).