Southern Buttermilk Pecan Pralines
Simple, but so delicious! These Southern Buttermilk Pecan Pralines are the perfect candy to make all year long. Every bite is creamy, nutty, and perfectly sweet!
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- ⅔ teaspoon baking soda
- ⅔ cup buttermilk
- 2 Tablespoons salted butter
- ⅓ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups pecan halves
In a 4 quart saucepan, combine sugar, baking soda, buttermilk, and butter.
Heat, while stirring, over medium heat until sugar dissolves and butter melts.
Cook to 236 degrees, occasionally brushing down sides with a pastry brush dipped in warm water.
Remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla and pecans.
Keep stirring until mixture starts to thicken.
Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment paper.
Serving: 1piece | Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg