Buttermilk Pralines Recipe


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 Sugar3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Buttermilk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Light corn syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pecans3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5929 Calories from Fat 2689

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 319 g491.2%

Saturated Fat 47.2 g236.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.8 mg

Sodium 1479 mg61.6%

Total Carbohydrates 796 g265.4%

Dietary Fiber 37.4 g149.8%

Sugars 660.9 g

Protein 45 g90.4%

Vitamin A 26.9% Vitamin C 7.1%

Calcium 31.2% Iron 55.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine sugar, buttermilk, baking soda and corn syrup in a large saucepan.
Bring to a soft-ball stage (234° to 238°).
Just before removing from heat, add pecans.
Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.
Beat until mixture loses its gloss and holds its shape (or mix by hand with a wooden spoon).
Drop on wax paper in mounds.