praline


pra·line

noun \ˈprä-ˌlēn, ˈprā-, ˈpr-\

: a candy made of nuts and boiled sugar

Full Definition of PRALINE

:  a confection of nuts and sugar: as
a :  almonds cooked in boiling sugar until brown and crisp
b :  a patty of creamy brown sugar and pecan meats

Origin of PRALINE

French, from Count Plessis-Praslin †1675 French soldier
First Known Use: 1723

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