Creamy Pecan Pralines
|White sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Evaporated milk||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)|
|Broken pecans||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Combine sugars, milk with butter and salt in heavy saucepan, bring slowly to full rolling boil over medium low heat.
Add nuts and continue boiling until soft ball stage, 234 F° on candy thermometer.
Remove from heat and stir rapidly until mixture is stiff, but not too stiff.
Spoon out on buttered wax paper to cool.
Candy thermometer is essential.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 5413 Calories from Fat 2579
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 305 g469.4%
Saturated Fat 58 g290.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 169.4 mg56.5%
Sodium 734.8 mg30.6%
Total Carbohydrates 688 g229.5%
Dietary Fiber 32.8 g131.3%
Sugars 651.3 g
Protein 44 g88.9%
Vitamin A 40.2% Vitamin C 10.3%
Calcium 90.6% Iron 58.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet