Friday, February 25, 2011

Microwave Pralines

It's a little early for Mardi Gras, but never too early for good pralines!

Microwave Pralines

Prep Time: 9 Minutes

Cook Time: 9 Minutes

Ready In: 18 Minutes

Servings: 36


1 1/2 cups brown sugar

2/3 cup heavy cream

1/8 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons margarine

1 1/2 cups pecan halves

1 teaspoon vanilla extract



In a large, microwave safe bowl, combine sugar, cream, salt, margarine and pecans. Microwave 9 minutes on high, stirring once. Let rest 1 minute. Stir in vanilla and continue to stir 3 minutes more. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto buttered waxed paper. (If mixture is runny, allow to cool 30 seconds more and try again.)

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