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Creole Pralines Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
1 cup buttermilk
1 stick butter
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups pecan halves
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In heavy 4-quart saucepan, combine sugar, buttermilk, butter, corn syrup, and baking soda. Heat until butter has melted over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, insert candy thermometer into mixture, and cook until candy has reached 140 F
Remove saucepan from heat and stir in pecan halves and vanilla. Continue stirring until candy cools slightly and is opaque in appearance. Place large sheet of waxed paper on baking sheet. Using a tablespoon, form slightly rounded amount of mixture and drop onto waxed paper. Repeat pocess with remaining mixture. Cool pralines completely.

 

 

 

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