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Old-fashioned Pralines Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judy Boettcher
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 cups coarsley chopped pecand
3/4 cup buttermilk
2 Tbls butter
Dash of salt
1/2 tsp soda
1 Tbls vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a heavy large saucepan. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pans. Uncover and cook to soft ball (234) stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in soda and vanilla. Beat with a wooden spoon just until mixture begins to thicken. Work rapidly. Drop by Tbls onto greased wax paper or parchment paper. Let stand until frim.

Microwave:
1. Combine first 6 ingreients in a 4 qt casserole stirring well. Microwave at hight for 12-13 minutes stirring every 4 minutes. Stir in soda, and microwave for 1 - 1/2 minutes.
2 Stir in vanilla and berat with wooden spoon until mixture thicken. Repeat drop procedure as abovr.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 doz
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make smaller ones if putting in gift basket for the holiday.

 

 

 

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