Original Pecan Pralines

Original Pecan Pralines Recipe

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Gail Welch


These were a favorite of my mother-in-law. However, she never could make these without burning them so she would buy the ingredients and have me make them for her. She was the best mother-in law anyone could ask for and I miss her dearly.


★★★★★ 1 vote

yield 1 1/2 doz.
5 Min


How to Make Original Pecan Pralines


  1. Combine sugar and water in a heavy 2-qt saucepan.
  2. Heat to boiling, using low heat and stirring CONSTANTLY. Stir in pecans.
  3. Cook until mixture reaches softball stage or 235 degrees. Be careful not to burn.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in butter. Immediately drop by tablespoon onto waxed paper.
  5. Let stand until firm.
    Yield about 1 1/2 dozen.

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About Original Pecan Pralines

Course/Dish: Candies Other Snacks
Hashtags: #pralines #pecans

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