Pralines Aux Pacanes - Pecan Pralines

“Yummy and sweet, these are a traditional candy of the deep South. People in the know prounounce this "praw-LEEN". For best results, use a candy thermometer. Cooking time approximate. From the Creole chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve sugars in cream or water and boil to the thread stage (228F), stirring occasionally.
  2. Add butter and pecan meats; cook until syrup reaches the soft-ball stage (240F), or when a small amount of the mixture forns a soft ball when dropped in cold water.
  3. Cool without disturbing, then beat until somewhat thickened but not until it loses its gloss.
  4. Drop by tablespoons onto a buttered cookie sheet.
  5. The candy will flatten out into large cakes.

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