|Sugar||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Light cream/Rich milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans/Mixed nuts||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Pecans And Black Walnuts)|
Boil 3 cups sugar with the cream in a large saucepan until it forms a soft ball (236°F on a candy thermometer).
Meanwhile melt remaining sugar in heavy skillet, stirring until it reaches the brown-caramel stage.
When both mixtures are ready, carefully add caramel to first mixture, stirring with a long spoon.
Cook to soft-ball stage.
Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm.
Add vanilla, nuts, and salt and beat until stiff and creamy.
Drop on a buttered cookie sheet.
Let cool before removing from sheet.
Makes about twenty 3-inch pralines.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6057 Calories from Fat 2610
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 308 g474%
Saturated Fat 66.5 g332.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 266.4 mg88.8%
Sodium 203.4 mg8.5%
Total Carbohydrates 853 g284.4%
Dietary Fiber 31.2 g124.8%
Sugars 813.1 g
Protein 35 g70%
Vitamin A 52.3% Vitamin C 8.4%
Calcium 40.2% Iron 46.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet