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Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines – A homemade praline is a dessert worth celebrating. It’s just like my mom made us at holiday time in Texas. 💖🙂

Pecan Pralines

They’re a rich, crunchy, candy-coated treat!

Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines are one of my favorite treats! Make sure to add them to your to-do list asap!

Pecan Pralines

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 20-30 minutes | Servings: 30-35 pralines

Ingredients:

8 Tbsp. Butter unsalted

4 C. Granulated sugar

1 Can evaporated milk

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

2 C. Pecan halves

How to make Pecan Pralines:

Step 1. Add the butter, evaporated milk, and sugar to a saucepan over medium heat on the stove.

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Step 2. Whisk until the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved.

Step 3. Continue to cook the mixture over medium heat until it begins a low boil. Whisk often, and keep boiling until the mixture reaches a temperature of 235. This will take some time. Do not raise the temperature higher than medium on the stove.

Step 4. Remove the mixture from the heat and let cool.

Step 5. Whisk every so often while cooling, and wait until the mixture thickens a bit and loses the glossy-like appearance.

Step 6. Stir in the vanilla and mix to combine.

Step 7. Add the pecans to the mixture, and stir to combine.

Step 8. Drop the mixture by the tablespoonful onto sheets of parchment paper.

Step 9. Allow to sit until hardened, or chill more quickly in the fridge.

Enjoy!

Pecan Pralines

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Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines

Yield: 35
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Pecan Pralines - A homemade praline is a dessert worth celebrating. They're a rich, crunchy, candy-coated treat!

Ingredients

  • 8 Tbsp. Butter unsalted
  • 4 C. Granulated sugar
  • 1 Can evaporated milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 C. Pecan halves

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Instructions

  1. Add the butter, evaporated milk, and sugar to a saucepan over medium heat on the stove.
  2. Whisk until the butter has melted and the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Continue to cook the mixture over medium heat until it begins a low boil. Whisk often, and keep boiling until the mixture reaches a temperature of 235. This will take some time. Do not raise the temperature higher than medium on the stove.
  4. Remove the mixture from the heat and let cool.
  5. Whisk every so often while cooling, and wait until the mixture thickens a bit and loses the glossy-like appearance.
  6. Stir in the vanilla and mix to combine.
  7. Add the pecans to the mixture, and stir to combine.
  8. Drop the mixture by the tablespoonful onto sheets of parchment paper.
  9. Allow to sit until hardened, or chill more quickly in the fridge.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 35 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 25gNet Carbohydrates: 0gFiber: 1gSugar: 24gSugar Alcohols: 0gProtein: 1g

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