BEST Louisiana Pralines Recipe
These Louisiana pralines are the best sweet tooth treat because they're sweet, filling and so addicting. A mix of cream, vanilla, and pecans combine perfectly to make this easy bite-sized candy.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
- 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 7 tbsp salted butter
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup half & half
Combine the butter, sugars, and half in half into a large saucepan, then turn the heat up to medium.
Bring the candy mixture to 240 F, and let the candy mixture cook for about 5 minutes without stirring.
After the five minutes, add in the vanilla extract, and stir.
Remove from the heat.
Toss in the pecans, and fold in.
Grab a wooden spoon, and stir the hot candy mixture until it thickens.
Spoon out the candy mixture onto parchment paper.
Let the candy cool completely.