Buttermilk Pralines
Serves: 24 servings
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup SACO Cultured Buttermilk Blend
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1½ cups pecan halves
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. In large 3-quart saucepan combine sugar, baking soda, salt and Buttermilk Blend.
  2. Stir in water.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly until mixture reaches 210°F on candy thermometer.  Stir in butter and pecans.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until mixture reaches 230°F (syrup will cling together but flatten out when dropped in cold water).
  5. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  6. Allow to stand 5 minutes.
  7. Beat with wooden spoon 5 to 8 minutes.
  8. Drop in mounds on waxed paper.
  9. Allow to cool.
Recipe by SacoFoods at http://www.sacofoods.com/buttermilk-pralines/