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    New Orleans Butter Pralines

    Source of Recipe

    April Clark

    Recipe Introduction

    This recipe was given to me after we ate them in my cultural college class.

    List of Ingredients

    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1 cup firmly packed light-brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or margarine
    • 2 Tbsp. light corn syrup
    • 1 cup milk
    • 3 cups pecan halves
    • 2 tsp. vanilla extract


    1. Place two large parchment paper sheets on baking sheets.
    2. Butter the parchment paper.
    3. Set aside.
    4. Combine all ingredients except vanilla in a heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium heat.
    5. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring often.
    6. Cook to soft-ball stage, 234 degrees Farenheit (114C).
    7. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.

    8. Stir briskly until mixture loses its glossy sheen.
    9. Working quickly, drop mixture by tablespoons onto buttered paper.
    10. Let pralines cool completely before removing from paper.
    11. Store at room temperature in an airtight container.

    Final Comments

    Makes 24 pralines.




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