Praline Sauce

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From: EatingWell Magazine Holiday Issue 1996

This rich pecan topping is a saucy version of the traditional Louisiana confection. Add a splash of bourbon if you like. Serve over your favorite frozen yogurt or dip in banana slices.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, (1 ounce)
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Pinch of salt

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  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add pecans and stir until the nuts are lightly toasted and fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove the pan from the heat; stir in brown sugar.
  2. Stir milk, cornstarch and salt together in a small cup; whisk into the brown sugar mixture. Return to the heat and whisk until the sauce is simmering and thick, about 1 minute. Serve warm over frozen yogurt.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 tablespoon
  • Per serving: 72 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 14 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 14 g sugars; 26 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 19 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 15 mg sodium; 33 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate

Reviews 1

March 30, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
REALLY AWESOME IT'S REALLY GOOD! WHY DO YOU THINK IT'S IN ALL CAPS!!!! Pros: GREAT AND YUMMY, AND TASTY Cons: NONE