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Pecan Pralines

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=871990

Ingredients

  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

Directions

  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.