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PECAN PRALINES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mrs. H.T. Patterson
Added: Sunday, August 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the sugar and milk and cook slowly in a heavy pot over a low flame until it reaches the soft ball stage (238 degrees on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat and add the butter, vanilla and pecans. Beat mixture with a wooden spoon until it is smooth and creamy. Drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. If the candy does not harden within 10 minutes, it may be cooked some more.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
One Dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The quintessential New Orleans candy. Pronounced or (and sometimes by some of the more wacky locals), NEVER .

 

 

 

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