Thursday, March 31, 2011


Betcha can't eat just one!
This is a Paula Deen recipe.  After making these a
friend told me they tasted like the Pralines you get in New Orleans. All I know is they are sinful!

1 1/2   cups sugar
1 1/2   cups packed light brown sugar
   1/8   t salt
      3  T dark corn syrup
      1  cup evaporated milk
      2  T butter
      1  t vanilla
1 1/2  cups pecans (chopped in large pieces)

  • butter the sides of a heave 2 quart saucepan
  • place the sugars, salt, corn syrup, milk, and butter in saucepan
  • over medium heat stir mixture constantly with a wooden sppon until sugars have dissolved and mixture comes to a boil
  • continure to cook to soft ball stage (236 degrees)
  • remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes
  • add vanilla and nuts
  • beat with a sppon by hand for approx 2 minutes or until candy is slightly thick
  • quickly drop heaping tablespoons onto wax paper
  • let cool and harden before eating

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