Easy 1000 Watt Microwave Pralines


"These are great, but don't even think of trying this unless you KNOW you have a 1000 watt microwave (due to cook time)."


13 m servings 280 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 280 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.4g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 62 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter some waxed paper and lay on a flat surface or cookies sheet. In a 2 1/2 quart microwave dish, stir together sugar, butter, milk, brown sugar, corn syrup, and salt. Microwave on high, 4 minutes. Stir. Microwave another 4 minutes. Stir in pecans, and drop by tablespoons onto buttered paper. Let cool.
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  1. 9 Ratings


This recipe produced an extremely creamy praline with subtle flavor. The problem for me (and apparently for the previous reviewer)is the amount of liquid--I cut it down by about 3 tablespoons o...

This was a terrible recipe. I tried twice, was extremely careful with the measurments and still ended up with sticky pecan soup.


Ended up with the Sticky Pecan soup..disappointing. Cooked another 4 minutes(3rd go round), hoping they will set up

This really turned out well. You really do need a 1000 watt microwave though. I plan on making these again soon!

I too had a lot of trouble with this recipe. I would strongly urge not trying it. The praline sauce was near the consistancy of water, even after sitting. What a shame with the price of pecan...

This is a great ice cream topper. Nothing more.

Be very very careful with this recipe. I have a 1000 watt microwave, and I still burned the mixture well before the cook time was up. It smoked so badly my house smelled for 2 days.

Decent for quick microwave pralines. If you use less of each liquid and put them on the pan as soon as the mix thickens; then they should be fine.