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Praline Frosting

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 15 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield Makes 3/4 cup
  

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Bake pecans on a baking sheet at 350° for 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once.

  2. Bring butter, brown sugar, and cream to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring often; boil, stirring often, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add toasted pecans; stir gently 3 minutes or until frosting begins to cool and thicken slightly.