GEORGIA'S FAMOUS PECAN PRALINES

April Alvarez

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@peaches58

My daughter-in-law is from Georgia and when we go and visit I just love to go downtown Savannah to eat Pralines.


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Ingredients

2 c
white sugar
1 c
half-and-half
1/3 stick
butter
1/8 tsp
baking soda
1 1/2 c
whole pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients except the pecans in a heavy saucepan. Over medium heat stir mixture until it comes to a boil. Turn heat down to medium low and continue to stir. Spoon mixture up on sides of pan to melt any sugar the hasn't melted.
2
Cook until mixture reaches 238 to 241 degrees on a candy thermometer or soft ball stage. Stir in the pecans.
3
Remove from heat Stir until the mixture begins to thicken and becomes creamy and cloudy. Drop onto parchment paper, buttered pan or butterd marble slab, using a spoon or ice cream scoop. Let cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies