Pralines were named for the French diplomat Cesar du Plessis-Praslin, later Duc de Choiseul.
Chocolate Pecan Pralines
Dr Pepper Pralines
Louisiana Caramel Pralines
Marcel Desaulnier's Chocolate Maple Walnut Praline
— Traditionally, pralines are made of caramelized sugar with almonds or hazelnuts. In Louisiana, they use brown sugar and pecans.
Mexican Soft Pralines
New Orleans Restaurant Pralines
Peanut Butter Pralines
— Piloncillo is Mexican brown sugar which is sold in small or large cones. If you cannot find it, you may substitute regular brown sugar. Canela is ground cinnamon.
— The first time I ever tasted Pumpkin Pralines was at Savannah Candy Kitchen in Savannah, Georgia. Delicious!
Sweet Potato Pralines
Waverly Pecan Pralines
White or Pink Pralines
— These dainty white or pink pralines are peculiar to Creole confections and are much sought after by visitors to New Orleans.