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Best Pralines

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Ingredients
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Granulated sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Corn syrup 3 Tablespoon
  Evaporated milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Pecan halves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Cook all ingredients, except nuts, to soft ball stage (236° F.).
Cool.
Add chopped nuts.
Beat until stiff and creamy.
When mixture is stiff, drop rapidly from a spoon onto a buttered sheet in patties about 4 inches in diameter.
Press pecan halves into top of each praline.
Candy should stiffen immediately.
Wrap in waxed paper.
Makes 1 3/4 pounds, 12 pralines.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4031 Calories from Fat 1302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g238.2%

Saturated Fat 20.9 g104.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55.7 mg18.6%

Sodium 273.3 mg11.4%

Total Carbohydrates 681 g227.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.9%

Sugars 638.7 g

Protein 31 g61.9%

Vitamin A 11.1% Vitamin C 9.7%

Calcium 65% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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