4 pork loin chops, 1" thick
1 tablespoon finely-chopped pecans
1 ½ cups prepared corn bread stuffing - (to 2 cups)
Salt to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons melted butter
¼ cup light corn syrup
? cup orange juice
½ teaspoon grated orange peel
Step 1- Have butcher cut a pocket or with a sharp knife cut a horizontal slit in side of each chop forming a pocket for stuffing. Combine stuffing with butter, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, orange juice and pecans. Fill pockets with stuffing.
Step 2- Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Place in crock pot. Brush with mixture of corn syrup and orange peel. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours.
Step 3- Uncover; turn control to HIGH, brush with corn syrup and orange peel mixture again, and cook another 15 to 20 minutes.
Yield: 4 servings