Creamy Pralines

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Creamy Pralines

Yield: 24 pralines

Prep Time: 25 min

Cook Time: 15 min


2 cups granulated white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup pecan halves
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Mix the sugar, baking soda, buttermilk and salt in saucepan. Cook and stir for 5 minutes over medium heat. Add the butter and pecans and cook until mixture reaches the soft-ball stage (235 degrees F.)

2. Remove the pan from heat, cool and beat with a wooden spoon until creamy. Add the vanilla, and drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper.


*If you are preparing this recipe as gluten-free, be sure to use a brand of vanilla that is known to be GF.



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