Bourbon Pecan Pralines

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Tammilee Tips


  • 1/4 cup butter cubed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup pecan halves toasted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans toasted
  • 1 tbsp bourbon


  • Grease 2 baking sheets and set aside,
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in sugar and brown sugar, then cream. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally until your candy thermometer reads 236 degrees, soft ball stage, this should take about 20 minutes
  • Remove from heat, stir in pecan halves, chopped pecans and bourbon. Immediately drop by spoonful onto the baking sheets.
  • Let stand until Bourbon pecan pralines are set and no longer glossy
  • Store in a airtight container