Chyrel's Recipes From Friends
Old South Pralines

2 cups light brown sugar
1/2 cup of evaporated milk (NOT condensed)
1/4 cup of butter
2 1/3 cup of pecans (whole or chopped)
1 teaspoon of vanilla

1. Combine sugar and milk in a saucepan, bring to a boil and continue to cook until a drop forms in a soft ball in cold water, stirring often.

2. Add butter and pecans; bring back to soft-ball stage while stirring constantly.

3. Remove from heat, add vanilla and beat until mixture begins to thicken.

4. Drop by teaspoon on wax paper.

Makes about 30 pralines

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