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pralines n'orleans lagniappe (sallye)

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 24 servings (approx)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pralines n'orleans lagniappe (sallye)

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

How To Make pralines n'orleans lagniappe (sallye)

  • 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