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Walnut Dessert Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.


2 cups

"We have two walnut trees in our front yard, so I always have plenty of nuts for this sweet sauce," relates Susan Zeidler of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. "It's one of my son's favorites."


  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1-1/4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
  • Ice cream or pound cake


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the corn syrup, maple syrup, sugar and water; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in walnuts.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25 minutes. Serve over ice cream or pound cake. Store in the refrigerator.

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  • rllewis7
    Jul 19, 2019

    A local ice cream shop puts a walnut sauce on banana splits. I'm excited to be able to make this at home!

  • nearly perfect
    Aug 23, 2013

    this is wonderful, wondering if it can be jarred, sealed and kept instead of freezing for future use.

  • beatlesgirl
    May 2, 2011

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  • Cookies5
    Jun 30, 2010

    This is soooo good on ice cream! I'm going to try making it next with pecans and walnuts both!