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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Gift Ideas for Teachers : Pecan Pralines recipe

Pecan Praline

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons corn syrup
5 cups toasted pecan halves
Stir together first 5 ingredients in a heavy 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, 7 to 8 minutes or until a candy thermometer registers 234°.

Remove from heat, and vigorously stir in pecans. Spoon pecan mixture onto wax paper, spreading in an even layer. Let stand 20 minutes or until firm. Break praline-coated pecans apart into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week. Freeze in an airtight container or zip-top plastic freezer bag up to 1 month
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  1. Have you had good luck with these? The only attempt I've ever made at pralines ended less than desirable...

  2. While people may have different views still good things should always be appreciated. Yours is a nice blog. Liked it!!!


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