Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand


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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 20 servings
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1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup cream

2 tablespoons butter

1 1/2 cups roasted chopped pecans


  1. In a heavy saucepan combine the sugar, brown sugar, and cream and bring to a boil. Cook on medium heat to softball stage (238 degrees F), then add the butter and pecans. Continue cooking until hardball stage (245 degrees F). Spoon large dollops of it onto a silicone mat or parchment lined baking tray. The pralines will spread and crystallize as they cool.