|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Unbroken pecan halves||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
Combine sugars, corn syrup, salt, and milk in saucepan.
Bring to boil and cook, without stirring, until 236°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a little of mixture dropped into cold water forms a soft ball.
Remove from heat and let stand until lukewarm (110°F.).
Add vanilla and pecans and beat with spoon until mixture begins to thicken and loses its gloss.
Drop from tablespoon onto wax paper and spread to form patties about 4 inches in diameter.
Let stand until firm.
Then wrap individually in moistureproof paper.
Store in airtight container.
Makes 12 pralines.