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New Orleans Pralines

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Rating: 5/5
3 reviews

ready in: under 30 minutes
serves/makes:   30

recipe id: 62983
cook method: stovetop

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1 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cup pecans


Combine all ingredients and bring to soft ball stage (238 to 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer), stirring constantly.

Remove from heat. Stir until mixture thickens, becoming creamy and cloudy, and pecans stay suspended in mixture.

Spoon onto buttered wax paper, aluminum foil or parchment paper.

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112 calories, 6 grams fat, 15 grams carbohydrates, 1 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This recipe was excellent. It was simple and I was able to make with children.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
These are great, very close to a famous praline shop in New Orleans.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
OMG!!! These are really good!!! I made them as a last minute thing for Thanksgiving and everyone was asking for the recipe!!!! TWO THUMBS UP!!!!! :]

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