Kathy's New Orleans Style Pralines

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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

How to Make Kathy's New Orleans Style Pralines

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.

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About Kathy's New Orleans Style Pralines

Course/Dish: Candies