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“Buttermilk Bacon Pralines from Martha Hall Foose’s “Screen Doors and Sweet Tea.” Prep time is cooling time.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
24 pralines
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy-bottomed, deep saucepan, combine the sugars, buttermilk, corn syrup, baking soda and salt over medium heat. Cook for about 20 minutes, until the mixture reaches 235 degrees F on a candy thermometer.
  2. Remove from heat. Add butter, vanilla, pecans, orange zest and bacon. Beat with a wooden spoon until smooth and creamy.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a silicone mat or buttered parchment paper. Let stand 30 minutes, or until cool. Store in an airtight container.

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