Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Pralines


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Recipe Details

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12 large pralines
Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Travels well


1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup cream
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup pecan halves


  1. Mix first four ingredients in a sauce pan, and stir until sugar is dissolved.

  2. Cook over medium heat to soften ball state (240 degrees F.).

  3. Set pan in ice water 3 minutes.

  4. Beat until mixture becomes slightly cloudy. Add nuts.

  5. While mixture is still shiny, drop by spoonfuls onto greased surface or waxed paper.

  6. Let set.


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