Pecan Praline Candy

Total Time
25 mins
0 mins

These are the ultimate pralines, so buttery and just the right texture, this is one of my family's all-time favorite cookie. (note: since there is no baking time with these cookies... prep time is thermometer cooking time plus prep time)

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  1. Butter 2 cookie sheets, or line with wax paper.
  2. In a saucepan, combine sugars, cream and marshmallows.
  3. Cook, and stir over low heat until marshmallows are completely melted.
  4. Cook, over medium heat, stirring occasionally until a candy thermometer reads 234 degrees- 240 degrees (soft ball stage).
  5. WITHOUT stirring or scraping, pour hot liquid into another saucepan.
  6. Add the pecans, butter, vanilla and cinnamon.
  7. Stir rapidly until mixture is thickened and creamy (about 3 minutes).
  8. Drop quickly by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared pans.
  9. Flatten slightly.
  10. Let stand until set.
  11. Store in an airtight container.