Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

Delicious! May be served as an appetizer, with red and green apples, or as a dessert sauce, over ice cream. Taken from "Simply Sarasota Creatively Casual Cuisine" from the Junior League of Sarasota. *Note - Cooling times are NOT included.*

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300º.
  2. Spread pecans in a single layer on baking sheet and toast for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Let stand until cool.
  3. Melt butter in saucepan and stir in brown sugar, corn syrup and flour.
  4. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low.
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Remove from heat and let stand until lukewarm.
  7. Add the evaporated milk and pecans gradually to the brown sugar mixture, stirring constantly.
  8. Serve warm with red and green apples for an appetizer or drizzle over ice cream for dessert.
Most Helpful

This was a delicious treat served over ice cream. It was a little thin, but I didn't let it cool long enough before spooning it over the ice cream. After cooling a bit more, it thickened up nicely. I opted to leave the pecans whole instead of chopping them. Made for Every Day is a Holiday.

Dreamgoddess July 18, 2009

Oh my, this is SOOOOO good. I made as a dessert and gift for a friend for Christmas. It was WONDERFUL on angel food cake with vanilla ice cream :) Thanks for posting alli, made for SWEET TRADITIONS TAG, December 2009!

FloridaNative December 31, 2009

Very good but so decadent I would save it for special occasions

GingerlyJ October 20, 2009