Yummy Pecan Pralines


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ¼ cups pecan halves
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Generously grease a large slab or baking sheet.


  • Step 2

    In a saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar, white sugar and milk.Bring to a boil.Stir in butter, pecans and vanilla.Heat, without stirring, to between 234 and 240 degrees F (112 to 116 degrees C), or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms a soft ball that flattens when removed from the water and placed on a flat surface.Remove from heat and let cool 5 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Beat until thickened, then pour immediately onto prepared surface and let rest until firm and completely cool before cutting.

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