Pecan Pralines



  1. 1 c. sugar
  2. 1 c. packed brown sugar
  3. 1/3 c. evaporated milk
  4. 1/2 stick butter or margarine, softened
  5. 1 1/2 c. pecans
  6. 1 1/2 c. coconut


  1. Combine sugars and evaporated milk in heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat. Stir in butter, pecans and coconut. Cook until candy reaches soft ball stage. (Mixture will form a soft ball when dropped in a cup of cold water.)
  2. Cool 2 minutes. Beat until thick, but glossy.
  3. Drop by tablespoon onto wax paper. Cool thoroughly.