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bea's louisiana pralines

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Bea L.
Emerald Isle, NC

OMG are these good or what!!! This recipe came from Chef Rameaux from Louisiana and mine turns out perfect everytime.

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bea's louisiana pralines

  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    canned milk (or 1% works)
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 stick
    real butter, salted
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecan halves

How To Make bea's louisiana pralines

  • 1
    Place all ingredients in a heavy skillet & bring to "soft ball" stage (238-240 degrees), stirring constantly.
  • 2
    Remove from heat & stir until mixture thickens, becoming cloudy & creamy and the pecans stay suspended in mixture.
  • 3
    Spoon out onto waxed paper or aluminum foil. Yield: approx 2 doz, depending on size.