PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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@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

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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

How to Make PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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

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About PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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




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