Fat Tuesday: Pecan Pralines

February 12, 2013

Indulgence on Fat Tuesday with these delicious pecan pralines from Sinful Southern Sweets.  These sugary bites of nutty goodness are simply irresistible.  Pecan pralines are delicious on their own but also are tasty chopped in ice cream.

Pecan Pralines

Ingredients:

2 cups brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup water
2 cups pecan pieces and halves
2 teaspoons vanilla
3 tablespoons chilled butter, cut in pieces
 
Directions:
 
Combine sugar, milk, and water in a 2-quart saucepan; heat to boiling stirring constantly. Cook until mixture reaches soft ball consistency (235°).Remove from heat; stir in pecans, vanilla, and butter. Immediately drop by tablespoons onto wax paper

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