This traditional praline recipe blends pecans, butter, sugar, and milk to perfection, creating a melt-in-your-mouth texture.

TRADITIONAL PRALINE RECIPE

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These have a smooth, creamy texture that melts in your mouth. The contrast between the smooth candy and the crunch of the pecans is perfect.

INGREDIENTS

– Pecans – Light brown sugar – Granulated sugar – Butter – Evaporated milk – Vanilla extract

1

Mix butter, sugars, and milk in a large pot over high heat. Bring to a boil and stir. Cook until it reaches the “soft ball” stage, about 2 or 3 minutes.

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2

Bring to a boil and stir. Cook until it reaches the “soft ball” stage, about 2 or 3 minutes.

BRING TO A BOIL

3

Stir in pecans and vanilla. Continue boiling until the temp reaches the “hard ball” stage.

ADD PECANS

4

Let the confection cool, undisturbed, for about 2 to 4 minutes.

LET IT REST

5

Scoop spoonfuls from the pot and transfer them onto a prepared sheet pan. The praline mixture will thicken up quickly.

SCOOP

6

Let your pralines cool completely and harden. This may take up to half an hour, but patience is key. Serve and enjoy!

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