Creole Pralines Recipe

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Creole Pralines

Janis McRae


This is a recipe from one of our beloved late senators from Louisiana.

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2 c
1 c
dark or light brown sugar
1 stick
1 c
2 tsp
karo syrup
4 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Put all ingredients, except pecans, in a 3 quart saucepan. Cook about 20 minutes after boiling starts, stirring constantly. Add pecans and cook until it forms a soft ball in cold water. Stir well and then drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper. Place a few sheets of newspaper under waxed paper before dropping candy. Allow to harden before removing from waxed paper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies