Mimi's Pecan Pralines

Mimi's Pecan Pralines Recipe

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Karla Harkins

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I make these every year for Christmas. They are my favorite and have been since in the late 70s.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
10-12
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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1 pkg
butterscotch pudding mix, 3-oz size, the kind you have to cook, not instant
3/4 c
sugar
3/4 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
evaporated milk
1 Tbsp
butter
1 dash(es)
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
pecans, halved or in pieces, your choice.

How to Make Mimi's Pecan Pralines

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine all ingredients except for butter, vanilla and pecans in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugars dissolve. Cook until the soft ball stage. Remove from heat.
  • 2Prepare an area to spoon the candy out onto. I use wax paper but you could also use parchment paper. TIP: I have found that if you let the candy mixture cool some first then you don't have to beat it as long
  • 3Add butter, vanilla and pecans to saucepan. Beat until it starts to thicken and loses some of its gloss. Spoon out quickly onto prepared countertop in the size you prefer. Store in a covered container.

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About Mimi's Pecan Pralines

Course/Dish: Candies




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