PECAN PRALINES

Pat Morris

By
@AugustgaPat

Pralines are such a wonderful treat! I especially like making them during the holidays. I saw this recipe on a carton of Borden's Buttermilk (Elsie the Borden Cow was their mascot.) when I was a young teenager. I asked my mother to help me make the Pralines (My first attempt at candy making was when I was 7 years old and used only confectioners sugar and milk -I called it, "Cry Baby Candy." So I figured I needed help on this one. These are easy to make; take few ingredients; and very addicting -Yum-O!

This is not my photo; I will be making them again in a few days and will post one then


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Serves:

Makes 18 2-inch pieces

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 c
white, granulated sugar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 c
buttermilk (borden is no longer available locally -not sure if they are still in business)
1/8 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter (not margarine)
2 1/2 c
pecan halves

WONDERFUL TREAT!!

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large, heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, soda, buttermilk and salt.
2
Cook over high heat for 5 minutes (or to 210 degrees F. on a candy thermometer) stirring frequently, scraping bottom of pan.
3
Add butter and pecans. Continue cooking, stirring constantly scraping bottom and sides of pan, until candy reaches soft ball stage (234 degrees F -about 5 minutes).
4
Remove from heat and cool slightly. Beat until thick and creamy.
5
Drop by tablespoon onto waxed paper and let cool.
6
Makes about 18 two-inch delicious pralines.

Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #caramel, #pecans