- 3 cups sugar
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 tsp. soda
- 2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans
- 4 Tbsp. butter
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla
Add soda to buttermilk and combine with sugar; cook to soft ball stage (234 degrees F.), adding nuts just before that stage is reached.
Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla.
Cool to room temperature and then beat until creamy.
Pour into molds or drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper.