Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Bourbon Pecan Pralines

Recipe from Taste of Home

What you need:
1/4 cup unsalted butter (cubed)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup pecan halves (toasted)
1/2 cup chopped pecans (toasted)
1 TBsp bourbon
How to make them:
Grease two baking sheets, set aside.
In a large heavy saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.
Stir in the sugars, then cream, cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reads 236˚ (soft-ball stage), about 20 minutes.
Remove from the heat, stir in the pecans halves, chopped pecans, and bourbon.
Immediately drop by tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets.
Let stand until pralines are set up and no longer glossy.
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