Peanut Pralines
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Peanut Pralines

Peanut Pralines are so buttery and sweet with a texture that melts in your mouth, just like a good praline should. This southern candy is full of salty peanuts for a sweet and salty treat that can't be beat.

Course Candy
Cuisine Southern
Keyword pralines
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 20 pralines
Calories 215kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups salted cocktail peanuts

Instructions

  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium saucepan with a heavy bottom, melt butter over medium heat.
  • Add brown sugar, cream, corn syrup, and salt. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
    Once it comes to a full boil, boil for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from heat and stir in powdered sugar and vanilla extract.
    Transfer mixture to a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Stir in peanuts. Let cool, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes.
  • Drop by spoonfulls onto parchment paper. Let stand until firm, about 3 to 4 hours.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Calories: 215kcal