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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1996


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20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

1 tablespoon
73 calories; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 14.5g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 13.7g; fat 1.8g; saturated fat 0.4g; cholesterol 1.5mg; vitamin a iu 25.7IU; folate 0.8mcg; calcium 19.2mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 3.9mg; potassium 33.1mg; sodium 15.3mg.

1 carbohydrate