Easy Butter Pecan Sauce made with 6 ingredients! A creamy, gooey sauce filled with pecans and perfect topping for ice cream or any dessert!
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This recipe only happened because my 11 year old is super crazy for anything that is butter pecan flavor! So one day we decided to make our own sauce, so she could eat it with ice cream whenever she liked!
How do you make Butter Pecan Sauce?
You make it with 6 ingredients!
- brown sugar
- maple syrup
- heavy cream
Next thing you will melt the butter in a pot. Then add the rest of the ingredients, one at a time. Total cooking time is about 10 minutes! So easy!
Does it harden?
Will the sauce harden when you put in over ice cream? Yes and now. I will if it is warm, but if it is cold it won’t.
Most likely your sauce will be warm because when you pull it out of the refrigerator you will need to warm it up to get that creamy consistancy.
How long does it last?
If you want to know how long will this last in the refrigerator I would say up to 2 weeks. We’ve been slowly eating it out of the jar for that long and it still taste so good!
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- 1 stick butter, diced
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1 cup pecans, chopped
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- In large pan add butter and melt over medium heat.
- Whisk in brown sugar. Simmer for 3 minutes until sugar is dissolved.
- Whisk in maple syrup.
- Stir in pecans.
- Whisk in vanilla.
- Whisk in heavy cream.
- Continue to let it simmer on medium heat for 7 minutes.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Serve and ENJOY!
Recipe adapted from Buttered Pecan Ice Cream Topping
** After refrigeration the sauce will need to be reheated as it seizes up when cold.**
Nutrition Information:Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 215Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 66mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 16gProtein: 1g
*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice*
MORE DESSERT RECIPES WITH BUTTER PECAN!
- Butter Pecan Cookies! Great flavor, simple to make!
- Layered Butter Pecan Cake! Bursting with buttery flavors and is sure to impress!
- Butter Pecan Ice Cream Cookies! Your favorite ice cream in cookie form!