Bourbon Street Sundaes

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Toasted pecans and bourbon flavor this New Orleans-inspired brown sugar sauce.

"This is a great sauce and super easy to make. The second time I made it I doubled the recipe and it didn't thicken.......? "
Bourbon Street Sundaes

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup nonfat milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 3 cups nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt


  1. Whisk together brown sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Gradually stir in milk; bring to a simmer, stirring, over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in pecans, bourbon and butter. Serve warm over frozen yogurt.


Per serving: 302 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 5 mg cholesterol; 58 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 0 g fiber; 115 mg sodium; 458 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (30% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 4

Exchanges: 2 fat-free milk, 2 other carbohydrate, 1 fat

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