Wednesday, May 19, 2010


1 c. granulated sugar
1 c. light brown sugar
1 c. evaporated milk
2 T. Karo syrup
3 cups pecans
2 T. butter
1/4 t. cream of tartar

Mix first four ingredients in a pan. Heat and bring to a soft ball stage. Remove from heat and add pecans, butter, and cream of tartar.

Stir for just a few minutes and then drop spoonfuls onto parchment paper. Let set and then ENJOY!


  1. Hi Diane,
    I'm going to try these pralines...I love them and never had a "tried and true" recipe. Thanks for sharing!
    Ms. Sharlotte's...Southern Reflections

  2. Diane, thanks so much for visiting my blog the other day and for inviting me to yours! Always fun to meet new folks in blogland. Love how you say you're not a great cook but you love recipe books :)