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    Pecan Pralines

    Source of Recipe

    Emeril Lagasse

    List of Ingredients

    • 2 c. sugar
    • 1 t. baking soda
    • 1 c. buttermilk
    • 3/4 c. butter
    • 1-1/2 t. vanilla
    • 1-1/2 c. chopped pecans


    1. In a large, heavy saucepan, cook sugar, baking soda, buttermilk and butter to soft ball stage (240 degrees on a candy thermometer). Stir frequently while cooking.
    2. When mixture reaches soft ball stage, remove from heat and beat until mixture lightens in color and thickens, about 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Drop by tablespoons onto a greased baking sheet.
    3. Allow to cool completely and harden - at least 12 hours.




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