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Pralines

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Ingredients
  Light brown sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs) (firmly packed)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Pecan meats 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine sugar, water, and butter in a saucepan.
Cook over a low heat until candy thermometer indicates 238° or until a little syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball which flattens when taken out of the water.
Add pecans and stir until mixture adheres to the nuts.
Remove from heat and continue stirring until candy is thick and opaque.
Drop from a tablespoon onto wax paper, making small patties.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4016 Calories from Fat 1553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.5%

Saturated Fat 22.5 g112.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 1.7 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 634 g211.2%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92.2%

Sugars 609.5 g

Protein 22 g44.3%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 4.4%

Calcium 17.2% Iron 33.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pralines Recipe