Pralines #3

Yield: 30 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Light brown sugar
½ cup Evaporated milk (not condensed)
¼ cup Butter
2⅓ cup Pecans (whole or chopped)
1 teaspoon Vanilla

From: theriot@... (DOROTHY THERIOT - EDS/UG HELPDESK) Date: 15 Nov 93 13:30:49 GMT

I grew up in New Orleans, and I always make Pralines at Christmas for my west coast friends......

1. Combine sugar and milk in a saucepan, bring to a boil and continue to cook until a drop forms in a soft ball in cold water, stirring often.

2. Add butter and pecans; bring back to soft-ball stage while stirring constantly.

3. Remove from heat, add vanilla and beat until mixture begins to thicken.

4. Drop by teaspoon on wax paper. Makes about 30 pralines.



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