Pecan Praline Cupcakes

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One of my favorite candies to eat and make are Pecan Pralines. Unlike a lot of southern candies (I’m looking at you — divinity!!), they are not that difficult to make. Plus they are so sugary sweet, they shoot your blood sugar through the roof for the next 3 days. And from where I stand, that is totally what I am looking for in a candy.

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In honor of the pecan praline, I wanted to make a praline cupcake. If you have a ton of time on your hands, I would highly recommend making actual pecan pralines to top these cupcakes with.

Now that I am the proud mother of time suckers 1 & 2 (also known as Ellie & Lyla), I choose to take the quicker route and top my cupcakes with a candied pecan. It totally still hits the spot and it takes a fraction of the time!

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Head on over to Dixie Crystals to find out how I made these Pecan Praline Cupcakes!

The Novice Chef Kitchen via

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Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn recipe via

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Buffalo Chicken Poppers via

Buffalo Chicken Poppers*

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