No-Bake Pecan Coconut Praline Cookies are a quick, stovetop treat. A mixture of sugar, milk, syrup, butter, vanilla, pecans, and coconut is boiled, then dropped onto wax paper to cool. They offer a rich, praline flavor with a satisfying crunch. Perfect for a speedy, melt-in-your-mouth treat.
- 2½ cups granulated sugar
- ½ cup evaporated milk
- ½ cup corn syrup
- ½ cup unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2-2½ cups chopped pecans
- 2½ cups grated coconut
- Prepare the Ingredients:
- Chop the pecans and grate the coconut. Set aside along with the vanilla extract.
- Combine Wet Ingredients:
In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, evaporated milk, corn syrup, and butter.
- Bring to a Boil:
Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a rolling boil. Let it boil for 3 minutes, stirring consistently.
- Remove from Heat and Add Flavors:
Remove the saucepan from heat. Add in the chopped pecans, grated coconut, and vanilla extract. Stir the mixture for about 4 minutes to incorporate everything evenly.
- Form the Cookies:
Using a spoon, drop portions of the batter onto wax paper. Allow them to sit until the batter has hardened.
Once the cookies have solidified, peel them from the wax paper and indulge in their deliciousness!
Note: Store any leftover cookies in an airtight container to maintain freshness.