Hazelnut Praline Paste

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Use this recipe as a filling for candies. Recipe by Splendid Soups by James Peterson.
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    • 1/2 pound of hazelnuts
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 cup vegetable oil


Bake nuts at 300 F for 10-15 minutes, rub with dry towel to remove skins. Chop nuts in a food processor --pulse until the size of baby peas.

Make a caramel over med heat with sugar in sauce pan. Add nuts for 2 min off heat. Coat rolling pin with oil, spread caramel-nuts mix on greased sheet tray to cool for 2 min.

Roll flat with rolling pin till about 1/4 in thick.

After mixture has cooled for 1-2 min grind in food processor scraping often, for about 5 min until desired consistency is reached.
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