Praline Pecans

Here is as incredibly easy recipe for candied pecans - perfect for gift-giving or Christmas party dessert treats.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 32

1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup butter, cut into pieces
1/2
cup milk
2
tablespoons corn syrup
5
cups pecan halves, toasted

  • 1 Line 15x10-inch pan with sides with waxed paper. In heavy 3-quart saucepan, stir together granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, milk and corn syrup. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 7 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly, to 234°F on candy thermometer or until small amount of mixture dropped into a cup of very cold water forms a ball that flattens when removed from water.
  • 2 Remove from heat; vigorously stir in pecans. Spoon mixture into pan, spreading in even layer. Let stand 20 minutes or until firm. Break into pieces. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

Expert Tips

This candy can be frozen in a resealable freezer plastic bag up to 1 month.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
30mg
30%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.