Creamy Pralines
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup half and half cream
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbs. butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine sugar, half & half, and salt in a deep 3 qt. casserole. Mix well, stir in butter.
  2. Microwave on high for 7 to 9 1/2 minutes or until mixture reaches soft ball stage, stirring once.
  3. Stir in pecans, cool about 1 minute. Add vanilla. Beat by hand until mixture is creamy and begins to thicken (about 3 minutes).
  4. Drop by tablespoon onto waxed paper. Let stand until firm.