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Bourbon Praline Pecan Sauce Recipe

Bourbon Praline Pecan Sauce

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bourbon-praline-pecan-sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 1684kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 ¼ cup roughly chopped toasted pecans
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 3 Tbsp bourbon
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast for 6-8 minutes. Set aside.
  • Bring brown sugar, heavy cream, butter, corn syrup, salt and cinnamon to a boil in a medium size heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Once boiling immediately lower the heat and let bubble for 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, and add the baking soda. Stir until incorporated.
  • Add bourbon, vanilla and toasted pecans. Mix well.
  • Cool slightly (about 10 minutes). Serve warm.


May be made up to 3 days in advance, covered and chilled. Reheat in the microwave on low setting or in a saucepan over low heat.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 1684kcal | Carbohydrates: 155g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 117g | Saturated Fat: 47g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 204mg | Sodium: 914mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 145g | Vitamin A: 2332IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 3mg