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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Combine 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.
2Lower heat and cook to 234 degrees and then remove pan from heat.
3Add butter and vanilla to mixture, do not stir.
4Cool to 200 degrees and add pecan halves.
5Beat by hand until creamy and candy holds its shape.
6Drop by large spoonfuls on waxed paper or a buttered surface.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies