Kathy's New Orleans Style Pralines

Kathy Sterling

By
@Kster2033

This is my favorite Pralines recipe that I make every holiday. I usually double the batch and they are gone in no time. Enjoy!


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 c
evaporated milk
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
pecan halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine sugars and milk in a medium saucepan and heat on low, stirring constantly until sugars are dissolved. Once they are dissoved, then bring to a full boil.
2
Lower heat and cook to 234 degrees and then remove pan from heat.
3
Add butter and vanilla to mixture, do not stir.
4
Cool to 200 degrees and add pecan halves.
5
Beat by hand until creamy and candy holds its shape.
6
Drop by large spoonfuls on waxed paper or a buttered surface.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies