Best Southern Pecan Pralines Recipe

Pralines are the South's iconic candy. These irresistible nuggets of caramel and pecans aren't difficult to make, and the requirements are few: plenty of stirring, patience, and …

Servings: 18-24
Total Time: 40 mins
1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring gently, 10 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Cover and cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan. Uncover and cook, stirring constantly, until a candy thermometer registers 235°F (soft ball stage).
2. Remove from heat, and stir in baking soda. Beat with a wooden spoon just until mixture begins to thicken. Working rapidly, drop by tablespoonfuls onto parchment paper; let stand 30 minutes or until firm.

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How to Make Southern Pecan Pralines. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt, evaporated milk, and …

Ratings: 45
Calories: 296 per serving
Category: Dessert
1. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper and set aside.
2. In a medium-size heavy pot, combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt, evaporated milk, and butter. Cook and stir with a wooden spoon over medium heat until the sugars dissolve and the mixture comes to a boil.
3. Continue to cook until the temperature reaches between 235-240 degrees F on a candy thermometer (soft ball stage). Remove from heat and allow the praline mixture to cool for 5 minutes.
4. Stir in the vanilla and pecans, beating by hand with a wooden spoon just until the candy begins to lose its glossiness and thickens slightly, about 2 minutes. If you beat too long, the candy will seize and start to crumble. If you don't beat it long enough, then pralines won't set properly and will stay soft and sticky.

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Directions. Combine all ingredients except the pecans in a heavy saucepan. Over medium heat stir mixture until it comes to a boil. Turn heat down to medium-low and continue to stir. Spoon mixture up on sides of pan to melt any sugar that hasn’t melted. Cook until mixture reaches 238 to 241 °F. on a candy thermometer or soft ball stage.

Rating: 5/5(11)
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 5

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Instructions Checklist. Step 1. Coat sides of a Dutch oven with 1 tablespoon butter. Add brown sugar and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat,

Servings: 3
1. Coat sides of a Dutch oven with 1 tablespoon butter. Add brown sugar and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves (about 5 minutes). Cover and cook, without stirring, 2 to 3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan. Uncover and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes or until mixture reaches soft ball stage (234°). Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 cup butter and vanilla.
2. Beat with a wooden spoon 5 minutes or until mixture is creamy and begins to thicken. Stir in pecans. Working quickly, drop mixture by heaping tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased wax paper; let stand until firm.

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Southern Pecan Pralines. Making this Southern Pecan Pralines recipe may seem intimidating, but the result is oh, so divine. The combination of nuts and candy coating with a luxurious texture. Other Southern staples like Easy Peach Cobbler are all you really need for summer desserts! Who can be mad at a peach or pecan dessert.

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Bring brown sugar, whipping cream, butter, and corn syrup to a boil in a heavy 4-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes or until a candy thermometer registers 236˚F (soft ball stage).

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Ingredients For best southern pecan pralines recipe. 1 cup (207g) sugar. 1 cup (225g) packed light brown sugar. 3/4 cup (180ml) heavy whipping cream. 4 tbsp (56g) unsalted butter, cut into cubes. 1/8 tsp baking soda. 2 1/4 cups (212g) pecan halves. 1/2 tsp salt. 1 tsp vanilla extract. ADVERTISEMENT.

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Directions. Combine all ingredients except the pecans in a heavy saucepan. Over medium heat stir mixture until it comes to a boil. Turn heat down to

Author: Stan Strickland
Steps: 3
Difficulty: Intermediate

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Directions. In a large heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar, cream, corn syrup and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook until a candy thermometer reads 230° (thread stage), stirring occasionally. Carefully stir in pecans and butter.

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Want a real Southern dessert? You'll love these homemade pecan pralines. These are some creamy gooey sweet Louisiana pralines. The candies are almost like cookies because of how sweet and rich they are. Vanilla, sugar and pecans, and you have this dessert! Watch the video to learn how to make pecan prailines!

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Instructions. Line two cookie sheets with wax paper and set aside. Combine the buttermilk, sugar, salt and baking soda in a large heavy sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

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In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the white sugar, brown sugar, and evaporated milk. The Spruce / Stephanie Goldfinger. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Once all is well mixed, insert a candy thermometer. Cook the candy, stirring occasionally, until the thermometer reads 240 F.

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In a large pot bring sugar, brown sugar and milk to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring frequently until a candy thermometer reaches 228°F (approximately 11 minutes). Stir in butter and pecans. Stirring constantly, cook …

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Directions. Mix light brown sugar, granulated sugar, heavy cream, butter, water and salt in a heavy-bottomed saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until sugar

Author: Emeril Lagasse
Steps: 2
Difficulty: Intermediate

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Fit a heavy-bottomed saucepan with a candy thermometer. Over high heat, cook the cream, butter and brown sugar to 240 degrees (soft ball). If necessary, stir once to help dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and let sit for 15 seconds. CAREFULLY stir in the vanilla, bourbon, and toasted pecans.

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