PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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sallye bates

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

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

Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly
2Once 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
3Remove from heat, let stand on wire rack until temperature cools to 110 degrees (about 10 minutes)
4Add vanilla

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

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

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

About PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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