Bring to a rolling boil (medium heat), stirring continuously until candy thermometer reaches 250 degrees (firm ball stage).Remove from heat; stir into mixture:rn1 teaspoon vanilla
2 – 4 cups pecans
Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Drop by tablespoon on lightly greased cookie sheet. When cooled, wrap individually in wax paper or plastic wrap. Yields 45 medium pralines. Total preparation time: 55 minutes. Freezes well.
In a heavy 4-quart saucepan, heat: