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Praline Candy

This recipe is from Susan Schmidt, who says, "In my next life, I wanna be Cajun!"


  • 4 cups sugar
  • 2 cans of cream (I like Carnation)--canned milk
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • large bag of pecans (whole or halves)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Put 1 cup of water in freezer to use to test "doneness".
  2. Combine sugar, cream and vanilla in saucepan.
  3. Cook for about 15 minutes on medium setting.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add butter.
  6. Keep stirring, because mixture will boil over.
  7. After 4 to 5 minutes of cook time, drop some in test water from freezer. If it forms a ball, candy is ready.
  8. Add pecans and stir a few more minutes to cover pecans. You can butter counter or pan to put candy in after it is finished.
  9. Let cool and cut.

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