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Pecan Pralines

You can give these out as gifts during the holiday. Why not make something from the heart? You can make these pecan filled candies easily. Why not make this treat from the South?

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Pecan Pralines

Pecan Pralines

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  • Recipe Type: Candy Recipes, Family Recipes
  • Prep time:10 minutes
  • Cook time:20 minutes
  • Serves: 10
Pecan Pralines

These are so good!


  • 3 cans Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 pound butter
  • 8 cups sugar
  • 8 cups pecan pieces
  • 1/3 cup vanilla extract


Combine butter, milk and sugar in a saucepan. Add vanilla extract. Cook on high heat to a rolling boil. Lower temperature to medium heat and continue to boil for 20 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add pecans and stir until mixture thickens. Quickly drop onto greased foil. Let cool.

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  • Cyndi – My Kitchen Craze

    I love pecans and I could eat about a handful. Yum!! Delicious recipe! :)

    • Stephanie Manley

      There is a restaurant called Brennen’s in Houston and New Orleans, they have these by the door so you can grab some when you go out. I love going there.

  • GiGi Eats Celebrities

    I would love to crunch on a couple of these, right now!

    • Stephanie Manley

      Thank you for dropping by!