Pralines2 cups sugar
1-tablespoon butter or oleo
½ teaspoon soda
2 cups chopped pecans
Boil sugar, milk, butter and soda until mixture forms a soft ball when tested in cold water. Add vanilla and nuts. Beat until creamy. Drop on wax paper.
NOTE: Cook over medium heat. Stir now and then. The soda makes it boil high, so use a 10-cup pan!