Saturday, March 19, 2011

Southern Pralines

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ½ cup evaporated milk
  • 2 TBS. butter
  • 1 ¼ cups pecan halves
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla
Grease a baking sheet.

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine sugars and milk. Bring to a boil. Stir in butter, pecans and vanilla.

Heat, without stirring, to between 234 and 240 degrees.
Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

Beat until thickened, the drop onto prepared surface and let rest until completely cooled.

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