Creamy Praline Candy Recipe

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. In large saucepan over medium heat, combine pecans, sugar, butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Heat to between 234 and 240 …

Rating: 4.5/5(202)
Total Time: 45 mins
Category: Pralines
Calories: 180 per serving
1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
2. In large saucepan over medium heat, combine pecans, sugar, butter, brown sugar, milk and vanilla. Heat to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface.
3. Drop by spoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Let cool completely.

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Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thickened and slightly creamy, about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Using a tablespoon or small cookie scoop, …

Servings: 54
Total Time: 50 mins
Category: Candy
Calories: 1469 per serving
1. In a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar, granulated sugar, cream, milk, butter, and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 230°F Lower heat slightly if the mixture threatens to boil over.
2. Add the pecans and continue cooking, stirring constantly, to 236°F The mixture should form a soft ball when a little is dropped in cold water. Remove from the heat and add vanilla; let stand for about 5 minutes. Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thickened and slightly creamy, about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.
3. Using a tablespoon or small cookie scoop, spoon the pralines onto a sheet of parchment paper or waxed paper. If the mixture becomes grainy, heat and stir over medium heat for a few seconds, or until it can be easily scooped and dropped.
4. Optional Toasted Pecans:.

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Instructions. In a heavy, medium saucepan, combine sugar, salt, milk, and butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves. Stir in pecans, and cook over medium-low heat, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (234° to 240° on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat, and let cool 2 minutes.

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Prepare a sheet tray by covering it with waxed paper. Combine brown sugar and cream in a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until sugar is dissolved, then do not stir anymore. Insert a candy thermometer and boil until the sugar reaches 240 F (soft-ball stage).

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