PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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By
@grandedame

My taste buds are crying out, " make some, make some". I usually only make these for the holidays, they are so rich but so very good.


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Serves:

24 servings (approx)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
brown sugar
2/3 c
evaporated milk (not the sweetened kind)
1/3 c
dark karo corn syrup
1/4 tsp
salt
4-8 oz
pecan halves
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine sugar, milk, corn syrup and salt in a large cast iron skillet (or other heavy saucepan)

Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly
2
Once boiling, continue cooking without stirring until candy thermometer registers 238 degrees or a teaspoon of mixture forms soft ball when dropped into a small bowl of cold water
3
Remove from heat, let stand on wire rack until temperature cools to 110 degrees (about 10 minutes)
4
Add vanilla

Beat with clean wooden spoon until mixture begins to thicken --electric mixer is a no=no
5
Stir in pecans

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper in approximately 2" flat patties
6
Let set until firm

Store in covered airtight container with parchment or waxed paper between layers

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids