Pralines Aux Pistaches

Peanut or Monkey Nut Pralines

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

Recipes of all Nations

By Countess Morphy

Published 1935

  • About

The “pistache” here referred to is not the pistachio, but “pistache de terre” or ground nut, the popular names for it being peanut and monkey nut.


  • 1 lb. of brown sugar
  • 1 lb. of peanuts
  • 4 tablespoons of water
  • 1 tablespoon of butter.


Shell the peanuts, chop them coarsely and add, with the butter, to the boiling sugar and water. Stir till it bubbles up again, remove from the fire and proceed as in the previous recipes.