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Nanny's Pralines Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Inez Brownlee Gates
Added: Thursday, October 4, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups of sugar
1/4 cup of Karo syrup
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup of buttermilk
4 tbsps. of butter
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups of pecan halfves

Directions:
Directions:
Cook first 4 ingredients in a large heavy boiler a little pass soft-boil stage. Add butter and vanilla. Stir until the butter has melted. Take boiler off of flame. Add the pecans. Beat until the mixture makes has a dull finish. Drop teaspoons of mixture onto foil or parchment paper. Cool and store in a tight container. These freeze well!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24-25 pralines
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nanny is famous for her pralines! They have been requested by grandchildren for their wedding receptions. Nanny also makes and gives them as gifts to special people.

 

 

 

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