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New Orleans Pralines Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Noto-Diaz
Added: Friday, September 4, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1 cup granulated sugar
cup light cream
1 cups pecans, halved
2 tablespoons butter

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugars and cream in a heavy 2-quart saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally with a
wooden spoon, until mixture forms a thick syrup.

Add pecans and butter and continue to cook over medium heat, stirring frequently.

Remove sauce pan to a heatproof surface (such as a wire rack) and let cool for 10 minutes.

Use a tablespoon to drop rounded balls of the mixture onto sheet wax paper or foil, leaving about 3 inches between each ball for pralines to spread. Allow to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 pralines
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sometimes it'll stick to the wax paper. Lightly spray with Pam first if this happens.

 

 

 

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