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)


  • Put 1 cup of water in freezer to use to test doneness.
  • Combine in sauce pan sugar, cream and vanilla.
  • Cook for about 15 minutes on medium setting.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add butter.
  • Keep stirring because mixture will boil over.
  • After 45 minutes of cook time, drop some in test water from freezer. If it forms a ball, candy is ready.
  • 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.
  • Let cool and cut.

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