Creole Pralines

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sue Lau

For the Southern sweet tooth.

Top Review by jrivera

I don't know if something is missing or I just did it wrong. It never reached soft-ball stage, it stayed a liquid and I just had to throw it out.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place pecans, sugar, milk, and syrup in heavy pan and mix well.
  2. Slowly bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves.
  3. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan; uncover and cook, without stirring, until mixture reaches soft-ball stage (234-236 degrees F).
  4. Remove pan from heat; add butter but do not stir.
  5. Cool mixture to lukewarm (about 110 degrees), then add vanilla.
  6. Beat with a wooden spoon until creamy and thickened.
  7. QUICKLY drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper; let cool.

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