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mexican pralines

(1 rating)
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 rating)
yield 30 serving(s)
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.