PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

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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

How to Make PRALINES N'ORLEANS LAGNIAPPE (SALLYE)

Step-by-Step

  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

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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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