Creamy Praline Patties
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Light cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Butter||5 1⁄2 Tablespoon (measure exactly)|
|Pecan halves||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
In deep 3 quart saucepan, combine sugar and soda; mix well with wooden spoon.
Stir in cream carefully.
Bring to boil over medium heat; stir occasionally.
Reduce heat; cook and stir to soft ball stage (234Â°).
Double check for soft ball stage: Use both a candy thermometer and the cold water test.
Remove from heat.
Add butter immediately.
Beat mixture till thick, 2 to 3 minutes.
Drop from metal spoon on waxed paper.(If necessary, add a 'little hot water.)