Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

This recipe is from 500 treasured country recipes by Martha Story & friends.


  1. In a pan combine milk, sugar, egg yolks, butter and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, stir constantly, till thickened (12 minutes).
  2. Add the coconut and pecans. beat by hand till icing is cool and thick enough to spread.
Most Helpful

This is an easy recipe to use. It didn't take more than 10 minutes to thicken. It was very tasty.

Scott's Surrogate Mom June 13, 2010

Excellent flavor and so easy to make. I didn't have any pecans on hand so I used walnuts. Thanks Shirl, this is a keeper.

Miss Annie in Indy November 19, 2008

I did this recipe and put it with with a butter pecan cake. IT was delicious! At the end broil the icing and it is even better!

Kitchen CHICKA November 03, 2008