Heloise’s Pralines

Heloise's Pralines

If you’re looking for a delicious and authentic New Orleans treat, look no further than Heloise’s Pralines. These melt-in-your-mouth pralines are made with white sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, butter, vanilla, and pecans and will satisfy your sweet tooth.

We have other recipes for Pralines on the site, which can be found here – New Orleans Pralines. 

Heloise’s Pralines can be enjoyed in many different ways. You can eat them plain, or you can add them to ice cream, yogurt, or oatmeal. You can also use them to make praline sauce or praline cookies.


Heloise's Pralines

Heloise's Pralines
A vintage handwritten recipe from Heloise for classic Pralines, a New Orlean favorite. These Pralines are made with white sugar, buttermilk, baking soda, butter, vanilla, and pecans.
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  • 1 cups White sugar
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 cups Pecans


  • Mix {white sugar, buttermilk and soda} and cook over medium heat until soft ball stage.
  • Remove from heat and add 1 tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 2 cups pecans.
  • {Spoon by tablespoonful on wax paper and let set.}

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Keyword New Orleans, Pecans, Pralines

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