I have been wanting to try making Praline Pecans at home for a long time. These Crock Pot Praline Pecans turned out Sweet, crunchy, easy and super delicious.
I love the tastes and smells that penetrate the air when cinnamon pecans and praline pecans are being cooked. You can find these sweet pecans cooking at most malls, sporting events, Silver Dollar City, and more.
These sugary treats just seem always to be calling my name. The only problem is they come in a tiny sack which disappears fast with my big family. So, I decided to try making a larger batch at home. I adapted the Praline Pecan recipe from New Orléans Classic Desserts Cookbook by Kit Wohl. The main difference I made with this recipe is I used my crock-pot. These Crock Pot Praline Pecans were easy to make and turned out Wonderful!! I will be making these Crock Pot Praline Pecans again and again.
Praline Pecans – this recipe was adapted from New Orleans Classic Desserts Cookbook by Kit Wohl. I coated the pecans with a frothy egg white before adding the other ingredients. I also used my crock-pot instead of preparing these pecans in the oven.
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Crock-Pot Praline Pecans
Author: Diane @recipesforourdailybread
Recipe type: Dessert - snack
Serves: 4 cups
- 4 cups pecans
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- Four tablespoons unsalted butter
- Two tablespoon light corn syrup
- One egg white
- Two teaspoons vanilla
- In a large bowl, beat the egg white until frothy.
- Mix the pecans in the frothy egg white.
- Stir in the sugar and the brown sugar.
- Add in the melted butter, corn syrup, and vanilla.
- Spray the crock-pot with a cooking spray.
- Add the pecan mixture.
- Cook for 3 -1/2 hours on low.
- Stir the pecans every 20 to 30 minutes.
- Remove the pecans from the crock-pot and let dry on parchment paper.
- Separate the pecans as they dry.
I have been making this White Chocolate Pretzel Krispies since my kids were little over 15 years ago. They have always been an easy treat for school parties.
You smiply melt a bag of White Chocolate Chips and add Rice Krispies for crunch, crushed pretzels for salt and crunch, and pecans. You drop them by spoonfuls on parchment paper or wax paper. Store these in an air-tight container and you will have a simple and easy treat for neighbors, teachers, or your kids during the holidays.
If you are like me, sometimes you just need to make things that are easy. I love to prepare food from scratch which is how I learned to cook. Over the past few years, however, I have less and less time to cook from scratch. I am going to try to focus my life and my blog around recipes that are homemade but are easy to prepare and super tasty.
White Chocolate Pretzel Krispies
Author: Diane @Recipesforourdailybread
Recipe type: Candy
- One bag of White Chocolate Chips
- And, 1 cup Rice Krispies cereal
- 1 cup pretzels, crushed
- Melt the chocolate in the microwave for 1 minute and stir.
- Continue melting the chocolate for 15 seconds at a time and stir until very smooth.
- Add the Rice Krispies cereal, chopped pecans, and the crushed pretzels.
- Drop by spoonfuls onto parchment paper or wax paper.
- Allow them to dry.
- Store this candy in an air-tight container.
Be sure to check out these White Chocolate Candy Clusters made with Pringles. They are incredibly sweet, salty and crunchy.
If you love making candy during the holiday season, I hope you enjoy these recipes with your family. Click the red link above the pictures for the full recipe.