Melt in Your Mouth Pralines Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 2 cups chopped pecans
<br>- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
<br>- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
<br>- 1/2 cup buttermilk
<br>- 1/4 cup heavy cream
<br>- 2 tablespoons butter
<br>- 1/8 teaspoon salt
<br>- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
<br>- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Spread pecans out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fragrant. Set aside.
<br>step 2: In a saucepan, stir together the confectioners' sugar, white sugar, buttermilk, heavy cream, butter, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat. When the mixture begins to boil, start stirring gently with a wooden spoon, and continue cooking until the mixture is slightly above the soft ball stage to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
<br>step 3: Remove from heat, and stir in baking soda and vanilla. The mixture will expand some while stirring. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes, then stir in pecans. Keep stirring with a wooden spoon until the mixture loses its gloss. Drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto parchment paper that has been coated with butter flavored non-stick spray. Allow to cool completely.
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Ingredients
- 2 cups chopped pecans
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions
step 1: Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Spread pecans out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until fragrant. Set aside.
step 2: In a saucepan, stir together the confectioners' sugar, white sugar, buttermilk, heavy cream, butter, and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat. When the mixture begins to boil, start stirring gently with a wooden spoon, and continue cooking until the mixture is slightly above the soft ball stage to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
step 3: Remove from heat, and stir in baking soda and vanilla. The mixture will expand some while stirring. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes, then stir in pecans. Keep stirring with a wooden spoon until the mixture loses its gloss. Drop teaspoonfuls of the mixture onto parchment paper that has been coated with butter flavored non-stick spray. Allow to cool completely.

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