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Toasted Pecan-Caramel Sauce

Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 10 mins
Cook time 14 mins
Yield Makes about 3/4 cup (serving size: 4 1/2 tsp.)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 119
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1.7 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 21.7 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.1 mg
  • sodium 24 mg
  • calcium 50 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant.

  2. Sprinkle sugar in an even layer in a small saucepan. Stir together syrup and 1/3 cup water, and pour over sugar in saucepan. Cook, without stirring, over medium-high heat 12 to 14 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and mixture is golden.

  3. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk in evaporated milk. (Mixture will bubble.) Stir in butter and toasted pecans.