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Vanilla Pecan Pralines

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  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White corn syrup 1 Tablespoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped

1. Combine sugar, milk, syrup, and baking soda in a heavy-bottomed pan. Cook slowly until the mixture reaches 235° on a candy thermometer and forms a soft ball, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat.
2. Add butter, vanilla, and pecans to hot mixture, and beat until smooth and creamy with a wooden spoon.
3. Drop by tablespoons onto waxed paper.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2580 Calories from Fat 1217

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g219.8%

Saturated Fat 39 g195.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 132.3 mg44.1%

Sodium 758.9 mg31.6%

Total Carbohydrates 336 g112%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.9%

Sugars 315.2 g

Protein 16 g32.1%

Vitamin A 31.9% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 23.8% Iron 19%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vanilla Pecan Pralines Recipe