Pecan Pralines


Pecan Pralines

Course: Dessert
Keyword: Pecan Pralines
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  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 cups pecan pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 stick butter


  • Combine sugars, salt and milk in a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until soft ball stage (mixture should be soft and hold together when dropped in cold water).
  • Remove from heat and add pecans, vanilla and butter.
  • Stir well.
  • Drop by spoonful onto wax paper.


Cajun Cookbook
My Granny used to make the best Pralines around.  I absolutely love them.  This Pecan Praline recipe is very easy to make and it tastes divine.  You can find this recipe in our Louisiana Hometown cookbook!