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    Pecan Pralines Southern Style

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    1 hr

    20 mins

    40 mins

    Malriah's Note:

    Southern decadence at it finest! These are enough to make a New Orleans native like me homesick. Cook time includes cooling time. Recipe from (but its almost as good as MawMaw's recipe)

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
    2. 2
      Spread the pecans on a cookie sheet and place in the oven for 3 minutes.
    3. 3
      Stir and bake for 3 more minutes (Watch them closely so the don't get over toasted).
    4. 4
      Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
    5. 5
      Fit a heavy-bottomed saucepan with a candy thermometer.
    6. 6
      Over high heat, cook the cream, butter and brown sugar to 240 degrees (soft ball).
    7. 7
      If necessary, stir once to help dissolve the sugar.
    8. 8
      Remove from the heat and let sit for 15 seconds.
    9. 9
      CAREFULLY stir in the vanilla, bourbon, and toasted pecans.
    10. 10
      (It might spit and sputter) Stir until the mixture looks creamy and slightly thickened.
    11. 11
      Drop by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheet.
    12. 12
      Cool for 20 minutes.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 08, 2003


      Made these at Christmas for my Christmas trays. Yummy!!! Made them as the recipe says,changed nothing,and will make them again without changing anything!!!They were wonderful. Thanks for a great recipe! Darlene Summers

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    • on December 23, 2003


      Excellent recipe. I even did it the old fashioned way - with water to test - couldn't find my candy thermometer - and it still turned out fine. Thanks for posting.

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    • on November 28, 2003


      These are PERFECT!!! I am a mexican food fan from birth (practically). If I could hug you I would! These are so easy, and taste FABULOUS!! Thank you for sharing with us!

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    Nutritional Facts for Pecan Pralines Southern Style

    Serving Size: 1 (483 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 96.6
    Calories from Fat 54
    Total Fat 6.1 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 8.4 mg
    Sodium 4.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 10.2 g
    Protein 0.5 g

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