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Coconut-Pecan Sauce

Yield 2 2/3 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated low-fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter or stick margarine
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Nutrition Information

  • calories 110
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 18.8 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 40 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a medium, heavy saucepan. Add milk; stir with a whisk. Add butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook 1 minute. Stir constantly. Remove from heat; stir in pecans, coconut, and vanilla. Serve warm.