mexican pralines

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a recipe by
Rose Dailey
East Texas, TX

My family loves pralines, especially the kind like you find at the cashier station in Mexican restaurants.

★★★★★ 1
serves 30
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mexican pralines

  • 2 c
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    half & half -or- whole milk
  • 2 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped

How To Make mexican pralines

  • 1
    Line cookie sheets with wax paper or parchment paper. Spray lightly with Pam cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large saucepan, bring brown sugar, butter and Half & Half [or milk] to boil. Cook at low boil, and stir for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Whisk in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Stir in pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased paper. Let cool. Makes about 30.