Pralines Recipe

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Darnell Davis


This recipe belonged to my husband's first wife, who made them every Christmas for family and friends. After she died, my husband and I married in 1994 and I began making them. They are wonderful anytime, but especially during the holidays. My family loves them, and I have even made them for my husband's late wife's mother who is 91 years old.

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Makes about 3 dozen
30 Min
45 Min


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2 c
1 c
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 c
pecan pieces

How to Make Pralines


  • 1Combine sugar, buttermilk, and soda in saucepan.
  • 2Bring to boil and cook, stirring constantly, to the soft ball stage or until it turns brown in color.
  • 3Remove from heat and add pecans and vanilla.
  • 4Beat until slightly creamy.
  • 5Drop by teaspoon onto wax paper and cool.

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About Pralines

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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