Combine all ingredients in a large pot except for pecans. Bing to a boil stirring till sugar is dissolved. Cook rapidly almost to the gelling point. About 15 minutes of a rolling boil while being stirred. Add pecans cook and stir for 5 more minutes. Pour into hot jars leaving 1/4 inch head space. Remove air bubbles. Adjust the caps. Process for 15 minutes in a boiling water canner. Make sure tops of jar are cover by an inch of water. Cool at room temperature and store in your cabinet. Chill after opening.