Sweet Pralines bubbling in an old copper pot. The click-clack of a horse-drawn carriage on a cobblestone street. Jazz drifting from an ancient doorway. The rich taste of gumbo. The smell of sweet pralines still warm from the kitchen. These are the sights, sounds and flavors that make up New Orleans. This is what the founders of Aunt Sally's® Pralines wanted to share with the world.Our New Orleans trip itinerary maker website makes visiting Aunt Sally's Praline Shop and other New Orleans attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Pierre and Diane Bagur were both second generation New Orleanians of French Creole descent with a vision to share the mystique of their hometown, New Orleans. In the early 1930's, they opened their first shop in the French Quarter. The store resembled a log cabin and they selected their merchandise to remind visitors of the city's charms, rich history and delights. Among these items were the unique Creole candies called "pralines.” With the help of talented candymakers, the Bagurs developed their own delicate version of New Orleans' signature candy, which they made over a gas stove in a copper pot, hand-pouring praline after praline onto marble surfaces. The pralines at Aunt Sally's® Praline Shop are made the same way today.
The Aunt Sally's® Pralines were sold individually or in packs of six or twelve, carried in hand-made cotton bales by vendors who rode a mule-drawn buggies throughout the French Quarter. Even in the early years of Aunt Sally's® Praline Shop, visitors requested and received praline shipments by mail worldwide, long before mail order became popular. Today, visitors may see what a New York Times reporter recently acclaimed as the city's best pralines, or “disks of pure joy” being made daily at 810 Decatur Street in the historic French Quarter at the corner of Jackson Square and next to Café du Monde.
So, if you're ever in the neighborhood, please stop by to try a warm sample of our pralines and browse our selection of New Orleans food, spices, cookbooks, music and memorabilia. Visitors can't seem to leave New Orleans until they've stopped by Aunt Sally's® Praline Shop to take home a box of our delicious pralines. We still ship orders all over the world and now, by popular demand, we offer our pralines at wholesale.
Years later, the third and fourth generations of the Bagur family are dedicated to carrying out Pierre and Diane's dream. It is our home, our past, our future and the heart and soul of what we do. We proudly share our unique delicacy and deep roots with every person who wants to experience what we love and cherish—the most heavenly pralines you will ever taste.
Aunt Sally's Praline Shop Reviews
There are so many praline shops in New Orleans. This is another one to check out. They also have some different types of brittles as well. more »
This place sells all kind of sweets, I am not a fan of praline but I am a chocolate lover so I tried a couple of chocolates they sell there, even though it was some how expensive, I purchased 4... more »
My absolute favorite spot in New Orleans to get fresh homemade pralines. I have been coming here for many years and each year they get better. Reasonable prices and great service too
Two locations in New Orleans. They are wonderful! Others just do not compare! Our favorite are the creamy original and the caramel, Yum!
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