PECAN PRALINES

Ingredients:

  • 1¾ cups sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • ¼ teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Cooking directions:

Melt ½ cup of sugar in frying pan over low heat. Stir constantly until sugar forms a pale yellow syrup. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Add salt, water and remaining sugar. Stir until caramel is dissolved. Add butter and cook to soft ball stage. Stir constantly. Remove from heat. Let cool about 5 minutes. Add maple flavoring and pecans. Stir until mixture becomes creamy. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper.

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