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Pralines

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Buttermilk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pecan halves 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Mix sugars, soda, salt, cinnamon, and buttermilk in a large, heavy saucepan; drop in butter.
Insert candy thermometer.
Heat, uncovered, and without stirring over moderately high heat until candy thermometer registers 238° F. or mixture forms a soft ball in cold water.
Remove from heat at once and stir in pecans.
Beat briskly with a wooden spoon about 1 minute, then drop onto wax-paper-lined baking sheets, making each praline 2"-2 1/2" in diameter.
Let harden thoroughly before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 423 Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g36.1%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.1 mg4%

Sodium 188.7 mg7.9%

Total Carbohydrates 55 g18.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 50.7 g

Protein 3 g6.7%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 0.48%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pralines Recipe