Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Handwritten Recipe Wednesday: Pralines and Coated Peanuts

This is a charming card from one of my collections. It is Pralines from the kitchen of...Judy Laughlin, plus I found coated nuts on the back. I really want these now!
 1 1/2 C sugar
1/2 C brown sugar
1/2 C can milk
3 T karo
2 T oleo
4 large marshmallows (amount _ small:  possibly amount 6 small?)
2 C pecans
dash salt
Mix sugar, milk, karo & salt
boil to 236 degrees (soft ball)
Remove from heat. Add marshmallows & oleo.  
Stir till dissolves.  add vanilla & pecans
Beat till creamy.  Drop quickly on wax paper
If not too soon add 1 T boiling water stir to dry
And then the Coated Peanuts
2 C peanuts
1 C sugar
1/2 C water
Cook med heat in black skillet till mixture is absorbed.  Put on cookie sheet & place in 250 degree oven till done. (25 minutes)

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