Pecan Pralines

  • SCMG123 Posted: 11/28/11
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    These were delicious. One thing...it took mine about 3-4 hours to completely cool before I could remove them from the wax paper (not 20 minutes). When I tried to remove before this they were a sticky/globby mess. Did anyone else have trouble with this?

  • 23mai23 Posted: 02/02/12
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    They are not the traditional New Orleans Pralines I am used to (don't know if that was the intent). They were more similar to caramel. Pralines have a denser less gooey texture. They were also very sweet. I recommend adding apx. 1/4 t salt. SCMG123 as you mentioned it took much longer than 20 minutes to cool. I stuck mine in the freezer to speed up the process.

  • chelleboops Posted: 04/28/13
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    very good

  • BiscuitsNHoney Posted: 12/04/12
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    If your pralines turned out gooey, then you didn't cook them properly; they probably didn't make it to the required temperature. The fault doesn't lie with the recipe, but rather with the candy maker. It's a great recipe and by the way, I've found a whisper of cinnamon in pralines is lovely.

  • tonimishell Posted: 12/14/12
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    Just made these for the first time, recipe and for making pralines. Theses were fast and easy! They taste awesome!

  • Gincee Posted: 12/09/12
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    Fantastic!! I used a candy thermometer and followed the recipe to the letter. While it was cooling to 150..I was concerned that it was not going to solidify . It did and they were creamy and just perfect.

  • AmyNJames Posted: 12/18/12
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    These are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. I made them last year for a cookie exchange and have already been asked to make them again this year. Use a good candy thermometer, watch the temperatures carefully, and they should not be gooey. My suggestion: Ask a second person to help drop the pralines onto the waxed paper so it can be done very quickly before the pralines harden.

  • Joshbgill Posted: 12/16/13
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    I'm an amateur so I won't spoil the ratings, but i helplessly watched mine turn to crumbly sand in a matter of seconds after it cooled. Still, these are so good I decided to turn it into ice cream topping. Just know that when the recipe says "quickly" drop onto wax paper, they mean it!!!!

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