Pralines (Microwave)

Betty Campisi

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@BLCBaking

We enjoy this Southern candy very much. Bring back memories of when my grandmother used to make them. Of course she did them on the stovetop. This is a shortcut to making and enjoying them.


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Serves:

12 pieces

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

2 c
pecans
1 stick
butter, room temperature
1 small
evaporated milk (5oz.)
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix together in glass microwave dish. Microwave on HIGH for 7 minutes.
2
Take out and stir well. Return to microwave and cook fot another 7 minutes on HIGH.
3
Take out and stir well again until mixture thickens.
4
If mixture does not thicken,return to microwave for a minute or two.
5
Take out and stir well. Put on buttered wax paper by spoonful.
6
Low wattage microwaves may require candy to be cooked longer.
7
If mixture does not thicken, out back into microwave for a minute or so; stir until it does thicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy