Friday, December 19, 2014

No-Bake Coconut Pecan Pralines

My new favorite no-bake cookie! And gluten-free, if that’s your thing :)


Coconut Pecan Pralines

  • 2-1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 stick salted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut

1. In a medium sized bowl, combine coconut and pecans; set aside.

2. In a heavy saucepan over medium high heat, stir sugar, evaporated milk, corn syrup and butter. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a full rolling boil -- let boil and stir for 3 minutes.

3. Remove pan from heat and stir in vanilla and coconut and pecan mixture. Stir off the heat for about 4 minutes, until mixture starts to cool and thicken.

4. Drop by large spoonfuls on wax paper (small cookie scoops work well). Let harden completely – a couple hours-- before serving or storing.


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