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Buttermilk Pralines

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Pecan halves 2
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine sugar, soda, salt and buttermilk in a large saucepan.
2. Bring to boiling over high heat, stirring until mixture reaches 210° on a candy thermometer.
3. Add butter and pecans. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until mixture reaches 230°. (Syrup will form a 2-inch thread when dropped from a spoon.) Remove from heat; add vanilla.
4. Allow to stand until bubbling stops. Beat with wooden spoon until mixture loses its glossiness. Drop in mounds on waxed paper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Dish: 
Candy
Ingredient: 
Buttermilk

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