Pralines (Microwave)

1
Betty Campisi

By
@BLCBaking

We enjoy this Southern candy very much. Bring back memories of when my grandmother used to make them. Of course she did them on the stovetop. This is a shortcut to making and enjoying them.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12 pieces
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

2 c
pecans
1 stick
butter, room temperature
1 small
evaporated milk (5oz.)
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Pralines (Microwave)

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix together in glass microwave dish. Microwave on HIGH for 7 minutes.
  • 2Take out and stir well. Return to microwave and cook fot another 7 minutes on HIGH.
  • 3Take out and stir well again until mixture thickens.
  • 4If mixture does not thicken,return to microwave for a minute or two.
  • 5Take out and stir well. Put on buttered wax paper by spoonful.
  • 6Low wattage microwaves may require candy to be cooked longer.
  • 7If mixture does not thicken, out back into microwave for a minute or so; stir until it does thicken.

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About Pralines (Microwave)

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy