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Mexican Soft Pralines
(Dulces con Nueces)

Pecans are a large crop both in Arizona and New Mexico.

Recipe Ingredients


  1. Butter a cookie sheet.
  2. Place all ingredients in a small stainless steel pan and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Cook gently until the mixture thickens enough so that a spoonful dropped on the buttered sheet holds together, about 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. Using a large spoon, drop mounds of the candy onto the cookie sheet and allow to cool.
  4. If the candy does not harden sufficiently, refrigerate it for 2 hours.

Yield: 8 pralines


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