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Butter Pecan Glaze Recipe

Butter Pecan Glaze Recipe

Try this thick, rich, buttery sauce over ice cream, fried ice cream or slices of angel food cake for a satisfying dessert. It's so delicious! —Delores Goossen, Morris, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vanilla ice cream


  • 1. In a large heavy saucepan, cook butter over medium heat for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in sugar and corn syrup; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat; gradually stir in cream.
  • 2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Cook until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from the heat. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without ice cream) equals 204 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 49 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Butter Pecan Glaze

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Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"Very good sauce served warm over Buttered Pecan Ice Cream."

Reviewed Sep. 25, 2009

"This is by far the BEST butter pecan ice cream topping I've ever prepared! Try it, you'll like it!"

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