Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is an easy praline recipe as well; just a different mix of ingredients. I find they are just as tasty; it depends on what you have on hand at the time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large sauce pan bring sugar and all liquid ingredients to 210 degrees on the candy thermometer.
  2. Add baking soda and pecans.
  3. Stir constantly, bringing up to 230 degrees (firm ball stage) of a second boil.
  4. Remove from heat; add vanilla and mix until it thickens and loses shiny gloss.
  5. Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper to cool.
  6. If mixture becomes too hard, loosen with a teaspoon of hot water.
  7. May be frozen or kept in airtight container.

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