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Southern Pralines Recipe
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Packed brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon (or margarine)|
|Pecan halves||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3097 Calories from Fat 1323
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 155 g238.4%
Saturated Fat 46.6 g233.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 197.7 mg
Sodium 591.9 mg24.7%
Total Carbohydrates 443 g147.8%
Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.9%
Sugars 424.4 g
Protein 15 g30.1%
Vitamin A 40.8% Vitamin C 3.6%
Calcium 37.1% Iron 27.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Combine sugars, cream and salt in large saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 228Â° on candy thermometer (or until mixture spins a thread about 2 inches long when dropped from a spoon).
Stir in butter and pecans.
Continue cooking, stirring constantly, to 236Â° (or until small amount of mixture dropped into very cold water forms a soft ball which flattens when removed from water).
Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
Beat mixture with wooden spoon until slightly thickened and candy just coats nuts but does not lose its gloss.
Drop candy by large spoonfuls onto buttered foil.