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Bourbon Pecan Sauce

Lee Harrelson
Yield 1 1/4 cups (serving size: 2 1/2 tablespoons)
This rich-tasting sauce has grown-up appeal, thanks to the bourbon, and makes a delicious accompaniment for Whole Wheat Pancakes or Buttermilk Pancakes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Nutrition Information

  • calories 158
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 6 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 20 mg
  • calcium 9 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Stir in pecans, milk, butter, bourbon, and vanilla extract. Reduce heat, and cook 3 minutes or until mixture is thick and bubbly.