Microwave Pecan Pralines

2 cups pecans
1 cup granulated white sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 can Carnation milk or condensed milk, depending on degree of sweetness desired
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter

Mix the first six ingredients in a glass microwave dish. Heat on high for 5 minutes; remove and stir. Repeat on high for 5 more minutes, stir. Heat on high for 3 more minutes, remove and add 2 tablespoons of butter and vanilla extract. Stir for 1-1/2 minutes.

Spoon out on waxed paper, shiny side out. Do not double recipe and do not cover dish. Cool and remove from waxed paper.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana