Toasted Pecan Ice Cream Sauce

Toasted Pecan Ice Cream Sauce

Toasted pecans in a rich caramel sauce; great over homemade ice cream on a make-your-own sundae bar.

15 min. prep time
2 cups
000 Ratings


1 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup pecan halves, toasted


Combine all ingredients except pecans in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a full boil (6 to 8 minutes).

Just before serving, stir in pecans. Serve warm or cool over ice cream or cake.

Microwave Directions: Combine corn syrup, sugar and butter in 2-quart casserole. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir to mix well. Stir 1 tablespoon hot sugar mixture into beaten egg. Slowly stir egg mixture and vanilla into hot sugar mixture. Microwave on HIGH, stirring every minute, until mixture comes to a full boil (3 to 4 minutes). Just before serving, stir in pecans. Serve warm or cool over ice cream or cake.

TIP: Toasting pecans enhances the nut flavor. Place pecans on baking sheet. Bake at 325°F. for 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (1 tablespoon)

Calories: 85

Fat: 4g

Cholesterol: 14mg

Sodium: 29mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #5031C©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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