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Walnut Dessert Sauce Recipe

Walnut Dessert Sauce Recipe

"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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 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 first four ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in walnuts. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25 minutes. Serve over ice cream or pound cake. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 141 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 20mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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nearly perfect
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2013

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

Reviewed Jun. 30, 2010

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

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