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Aunt Betty's Creamy Pralines

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By kss
Member since 2007

Serves 2-2 1/2 doz | Prep Time 5 minutes | Cook Time total 20 minutes


1 C. granulated sugar
1 C. light brown sugar
1/2 t. baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 C. butter
2 C. pecan halves
1 t.vanilla extract
3/4 C.half and half
white & chocolate coating chocolate

Line a cookie sheet with Reynolds Parchment Paperand set aside.

In a saucepan combine the both the granulated and brownsugars, cinnamon, baking soda and butter.

Cook over medium high heat to a soft ball (234-238°F.) stage.

Add the pecans and vanilla during the last few minutes of cooking.

Remove from heat, add half-and-half and stir until thickened.

Drop onto cookie sheet in small patties and cool.

Melt coating chocolate(s) in seperate pans over low heat stirring constantly, when completely melted, using a fork, drizzle first white chocolate then drizzle the chocolate in a criss cross pattern.

Storing in an air-tight container.

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This was one of my aunts favorite recipes, she made them every year for the holidays and always had plenty to serve and package for others to take home.

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