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Praline Thins


Makes about 24

1 (6-ounce) bag of pecan halves
4 tablespoons butter
1-1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon maple extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 large egg

Pre-heat oven to 350 F. Line two large baking sheets with aluminum foil, shiny side up. Set aside 24 pecan halves, then finely chop the remaining pecans. In a saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Remove pan from heat, stir in brown sugar and remaining ingredients until well blended. Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls 3" apart onto prepared baking sheets. Press a pecan half into the top of each cookie. Bake 12 minutes. Slide foil with cookies onto a wire rack to cool completely. When cookies are cooled, gently peel away foil.

Note: Adapted from a recipe found in "Good Housekeeping Holiday Best '95".

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Reviews of Praline Thins:

1-4 of 4 reviews  

  A cookie baker in Upstate NY  Dec 7, 2013
Would make this again.
I used 1/2 tsp batter and baked for 9 min 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 10, 2010
Would make this again.
lol too much flavor. ha! 5 stars

  Jim in New Jersey  Sep 26, 2009
Would make this again.
These are my favorites. My mom has made these since I was 3 they are, at first gooey and later crunchy, my mom is still making them 30 years later...they are still my favorite 5 stars

   Dec 1, 2008
Would make this again.
The pecan halves add to much flavor. 2 stars

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