Pecan pralines

Yield: 1 unknown

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sugar, white
1 teaspoon Soda
1 cup Buttermilk
⅛ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Butter
2½ cup Pecans; chopped
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

In large heavy saucepan combine sugar, soda, buttermilk, and salt.

Cook over high heat for 5 minutes, stirring often. Scrape bottom of pan; add butter and pecans and continue cooking, about 5 minutes, until candy reaches soft ball stage. Remove from heat and add vanilla; cool slightly. Beat until creamy. Quickly drop by tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper and let cool.

SOURCE: The Popular Pecan, pamphlet by the Mississippi Pecan Growers Assn. Typos by Nancy Coleman.

Submitted By NANCY COLEMAN On 09-29-94

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