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Maple Walnut Pralines


Ingredients

¼ cup butter

¼ cup butter

½ cup pure maple syrup

½ cup pure maple syrup

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon

⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 pinch salt

1 pinch salt

2 ½ cups chopped walnuts

2 ½ cups chopped walnuts

Directions

Spread a sheet of waxed paper onto a flat working surface.

Spread a sheet of waxed paper onto a flat working surface.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. Slowly stream maple syrup into the saucepan while stirring with the butter; bring to a light simmer. Stir confectioners’ sugar, cinnamon, and salt into syrup mixture with a whisk; cook and stir until the mixture is hot and the confectioners’ sugar is completely dissolved into the liquid. Gently stir walnuts into the liquid just until coated and remove saucepan from heat. Let the mixture cool slightly.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently. Slowly stream maple syrup into the saucepan while stirring with the butter; bring to a light simmer. Stir confectioners’ sugar, cinnamon, and salt into syrup mixture with a whisk; cook and stir until the mixture is hot and the confectioners’ sugar is completely dissolved into the liquid. Gently stir walnuts into the liquid just until coated and remove saucepan from heat. Let the mixture cool slightly.

Drop walnut pieces by the spoonful onto the waxed paper and let each portion spread into a rounded mound; let cool completely until set, at least 30 minutes.

Drop walnut pieces by the spoonful onto the waxed paper and let each portion spread into a rounded mound; let cool completely until set, at least 30 minutes.

Cook’s Note:

For firmer pralines, increase heating temperature to bring mixture to a soft boil until the temperature of the mixture reaches 235 degrees F (113 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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