Easy Microwave Pralines

    Posted by  ·  December 19, 2013

    Everyone loves a homemade gift – especially when it’s edible! There is plenty of time before the holidays to package up one of these tasty treats. Your friends and family will love you! These easy microwave pralines are so good!
    Easy Microwave Pralines

    1 pound light brown sugar

    1 cup heavy whipping cream

    2 cups pecan halves

    2 tablespoon butter

    pinch of salt

    Mix together brown sugar and heavy whipping cream  in a large microwave safe bowl (at least two quarts)The bowl should be deep enough to allow the mixture to boil, without boiling over.   . Microwave mixture on high for 5 minutes, remove from microwave and stir. Add pecans and return to microwave for 4 minutes on high. Remove from microwave, add butter and stir until mixture loses gloss and begins to thicken (about 2 minutes). The mixture should be thickened and beginning to form along the sides of the bowl.  If the caramel is still runny, cook it a bit longer.  Microwave in additional 1 minute increments.  This recipe is based on a 1000 Watt microwave.  If your microwave has a lower wattage it may take longer to cook. If the microwave has a higher wattage, less cooking time.


    Turn out on a greased marble slab or parchment paper. Wax paper will melt.

    Makes approximately 2 dozen pralines. Allow to cool thoroughly.

    microwave praline recipe


    Wrap them up!

    edible gifts from the kitchenAnd you have a yummy edible gift from your kitchen.

    Easy Pralines


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    1. Betty
      Monday, June 8th, 2015
      When do u put the salt
    2. pozycjonowanie stron Nowy S_cz
      Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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    3. Holly
      Sunday, December 29th, 2013
      This May b a stupid question, but do u. Whip the w.cream 1st then mix in sugar?
    4. Carmen
      Friday, December 20th, 2013
      OMG!!!! These look delicious! Have all ingredients but the heavy cream, most definitely will be making these!!@(*_*)@!!
    5. virginia hopper
      Thursday, December 19th, 2013
      My goodness but those look delicious. I bet thay are as good as they look. What a quick gift.