Microwave Pecan Pralines - MSU Extension Service

Pecan Pralines

  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/3 c. light corn syrup
  • ¼ c. water
  • 1 ½ c. coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 T. butter or margarine
  • 1 t. vanilla extract

In a medium glass bowl, combine sugars, corn syrup and water; heat 7 - 9 minutes on high until mixture reads 238 F (soft ball stage) when tested with a candy thermometer. Do not use candy thermometer in dish while the microwave oven is on.

Stir in pecans, butter and vanilla. Let stand 2 minutes. Drop by tablespoonful onto well-greased wax paper lined cookie sheet; chill until set.