Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 c Sugar

  2. 1 ts Baking Soda

  3. 1 Pinch of Salt

  4. 1 c Buttermilk

  5. 3/4c White Corn Syrup

  6. 2 tb Butter

  7. 2 c Pecan Halves

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. + Directions : In a large saucepan, (5 or 6 Quart size) combine sugar, baking soda, salt, buttermilk and corn syrup. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium-low, continue cooking until mixture becomes caramel-colored and reaches soft ball stage (238 degrees). Remove from heat, add butter and pecan halves. Beat until thick enough to drop from a spoon onto waxed paper. If mixture becomes too hard, return to heat and add small amount of water. Stir until smooth. Yield: 44 to 48 Pralines. ** Variation ** Reduce sugar to 2 cups. Omit corn syrup. Increase butter to 3/4 cup, add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Include butter in cooking stage. Add vanilla with pecans.


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