Coconut pecan pralines are a no bake, easy recipe.

These pralines are addictive and I could eat the entire recipe.  If you like coconut and pecans you will love this candy.  Make this anytime for a delicious treat or make it for any holiday or event.  These coconut pecan pralines make a wonderful gift for a friend or neighbor.  They look great on a buffet table. I have not tried doubling the recipe but see no reason why you could not do so. I keep them refrigerated in a plastic container.  I love having them on hand and grabbing one when I am craving something sweet.  You might also like our recipe for saltine cracker toffee.

Coconut pecan pralines ingredients needed:

white granulated sugar

evaporated milk

corn syrup


vanilla extract



These easy pralines are on a few ingredients and a super easy candy to make. They keep well too!

Recipe Feedback: “I made these yesterday using part light brown sugar and subing 2% milk for the evaporated milk. I must say that they turned out awesome! Because there’s only my husband and me in the household, I froze most of them and plan to bring them out next time the grandkids come to visit.” -Jackie

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Coconut Pecan Pralines

These Coconut Pecan Pralines are incredible. No baking and super easy!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: candy
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: candy, christmas candy, coconut candy, easy candy, pecan pralines
Servings: 36 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 2 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 stick butter or 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups pecan pieces
  • 2 1/4 cups coconut


  • Combine sugar, milk, corn syrup and butter in a pan on top of the stove.  Bring to a rolling boil and cook for 4 minutes, stirring often.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla extract, pecans and coconut.  Stir for several minutes until mixture starts to thicken. Takes about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Drop by spoonfuls onto wax paper.  Refrigerate or put in cool place until hardens.  Makes about 36 pralines.

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