Kathy's New Orleans Style Pralines
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light brown sugar, firmly packed
pure vanilla extract
Combine sugars and milk in a medium saucepan and heat on low, stirring constantly until sugars are dissolved. Once they are dissoved, then bring to a full boil.
Lower heat and cook to 234 degrees and then remove pan from heat.
Add butter and vanilla to mixture, do not stir.
Cool to 200 degrees and add pecan halves.
Beat by hand until creamy and candy holds its shape.
Drop by large spoonfuls on waxed paper or a buttered surface.