Pralines

READY IN: 32mins
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring mixture constantly.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes, or until a candy thermometer registers 236 degrees (soft ball stage).
  • Remove mixture from heat, and add butter (do not stir).
  • Let stand until candy thermometer reaches 150 degrees.
  • Stir in pecans and vanilla, using a wooden spoon, and stir constantly until candy begins to thicken.
  • Drop by heaping teaspoonfuls, working rapidly, onto wax paper.
  • Let stand until firm.
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