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Butter Pecan Sauce Recipe

Butter Pecan Sauce Recipe

Buttery, smooth and full of pecans, this sauce is just sensational over ice cream. It's hard to beat its homemade goodness.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • Vanilla ice cream or flavor of your choice


  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugars and cornstarch. Gradually stir in cream until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter until melted. Add the pecans. Serve warm over ice cream. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 148 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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nancybeth1953 User ID: 8182554 215884
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Disappointed. The cornstarch was very noticeable and spoiled it for me."

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 39291
Reviewed May. 30, 2010

"Excellent over French vanilla ice cream."

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