Louisiana Caramel Pralines

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 36
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place 2 cups sugar & milk in a lrg saucepan. Cook slowly, stirring often.
  • At the same time, put other cup of sugar in a 2nd saucepan on low heat & stir till melted.
  • Pour 2nd mixture slowly into the sugar & milk that should be read to boil & stir while adding.
  • Cook slowly till a firm ball forms when dropped into cold water (238°) & remove from heat.
  • Add vanilla, pecans & butter. Stir till mixture begins to thicken.
  • To avoid sticking as experienced by the 1st reviewer using waxed paper which was given as an option -- drop by spoonfuls in desired size onto a lightly sprayed baking sheet or buttered cookie sheet (candies should set up immediately).
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