I made this for all my friends and family as Christmas gifts and let me tell you...This is the best stuff ever! You must make this for yourself and your loved ones. They will thank you for it. I got the recipe from: http://www.skiptomylou.org/?s=Praline&x=23&y=17
1 1/4 cups chopped pecans
7 Tablespoons butter (divided)
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
3 Tablespoons flour
3/4 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup evaporated milk
Makes 3 cups of sauce.
Place chopped pecans in a microwave dish with 3 Tablespoons butter. Cook for 8 - 10 minutes, stirring twice. Watch the pecans closely to not burn them.
In another microwave safe bowl (I use a glass batter bowl because it has a lip for pouring) place remaining butter and heat until melted. Whisk in brown sugar, flour, and light corn syrup until blended. Cook on high 6-8 minutes, stirring twice, until the sugar is dissolved.
Add in 2/3 cup evaporated milk and the pecans, stir well.
Pour into jars.
Add a tag and bow and you have made some sweet little gifts! Consider packaging with a cool ice cream scoop to make it extra special. Put instructions on the back of the tag to keep sauce refrigerated and to reheat slightly in microwave to pour over ice cream.
Elf On The Shelf ~2012~
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