Bourbon Pecan Sauce

Lee Harrelson
This rich-tasting sauce has grown-up appeal, thanks to the bourbon, and makes a delicious accompaniment for Whole Wheat Pancakes or Buttermilk Pancakes.

Yield:

1 1/4 cups (serving size: 2 1/2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Martha Condra,

December 2006