Acadian Pralines

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Sherrybeth

These are how the "real" cajuns do it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy 2 quart saucepan, stirl together sugar, cream, syrup, baking soda and salt.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves and mixture reaches 234 degrees on a candy thermometer.
  3. Once mixture reaches proper temp, remove from heat.
  4. Add pecans and vanilla, stirring constantly until the mixture is creamy and covers pecans with a slight opaque coating.
  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonful onto wax paper.
  6. Cool completely.
  7. These should be stored in an airtight container between sheets of wax paper to prevent sticking.
  8. THIS RECIPE CAN EASILY BE DOUBLED.

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