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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.