- Cooking Time:
- Servings: 24
- Preparation Time: 30+cooling
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup milk
- 8 large marshmallows
- 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- Dash of cinnamon
- Lightly butter two baking sheets or line with parchment paper;set aside.In a saucepan,combine the sugars,milk and marshmallows.Cook and stir over low heat until marshmallows are completely melted.Cook over medium heat,stirring occasionally,until a candy thermometer reads 234-240 degrees (soft ball stage).
- Without stirring or scraping,pour hot liquid into another saucepan.Add the pecans,butter,vanilla and cinnamon.Stir rapidly until mixture is thickened and creamy,about 3 minutes.Drop quickly by rounded tablespoons onto prepared pans.Flatten slightly.Let stand until set.Store in an airtight container.About 2dozen pralines.
NotesI came across this recipe in a magazine and decided to give it a try. They are sweet but so good,I love pecans and these were very easy to make.Just make sure to test your candy thermometer and then adjust your recipe temperature up or down based on your test.Give them a try,see if you like them.
See other recipes on: www.havefunbaking.com And also on: www.lovetobakeandcook.blogspot.com
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