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Candy: Pecan Pralines Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LaVeta Lewis

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon soda
⅛ teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 Tablespoon butter * similar recipe calls for 1 stick butter
1 cup pecans

Directions:
Directions:
In large heavy saucepan conbine the sugar, soda, buttermilk and salt. Cook over high heat for 5 minutes (210 on candy thermometer) stirring frequently, scraping bottom of pan. Add butter and pecans. Continue cooking, stirring constantly scraping bottom and sides of pan until candy reaches soft ball stage 234 about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Beat until thick and creamy. Drop from tablespoon onto waxed paper and let cool. Makes about 18 2 inch pralines.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
18
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mother could make these perfectly.

 

 

 

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