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Pralines

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“Southern Living; I make these every Christmas and they bring down the house everytime.”
READY IN:
32mins
YIELD:
2 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring mixture constantly.
  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes, or until a candy thermometer registers 236 degrees (soft ball stage).
  3. Remove mixture from heat, and add butter (do not stir).
  4. Let stand until candy thermometer reaches 150 degrees.
  5. Stir in pecans and vanilla, using a wooden spoon, and stir constantly until candy begins to thicken.
  6. Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls, working rapidly, onto wax paper.
  7. Let stand until firm.

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