This recipe is courtesy of Best Loved Cookies and Candy 2010
1 Tbsp plus 1 cup Butter (Soft) and divided
1 1/2 Cups Coarsely chopped pecans toasted
1 Cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
2 Cups Packed Brown Sugar
1 Cup Light corn syrup
1/4 Cup Water
14 Oz can Sweetened condensed milk
2 tsp Vanilla Extract
Line a 9×13 pan with foil, butter the foil with 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle with pecans and chocolate chips and set aside.
In a heavy saucepan melt remaining butter over medium heat. Add the brown sugar, corn syrup and water, cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until temperature reaches 248 degrees.
Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour into prepared (do not scrape pan). Cool completely.