Homemade easy pecan praline sauce with brown sugar recipe (aka caramel praline sauce) for ice cream, cheesecake, bread pudding, etc.
Easy Pecan Praline Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Resting Time
30 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

This easy pecan praline sauce made with brown sugar is perfect on cakes, ice cream, bread pudding, pancakes, and any and all other desserts! It’s only six ingredients, tastes like a nutty homemade caramel sauce, and definitely can be eaten by the spoonful with no judgement. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Caramel Praline Sauce, Pecan Praline Sauce
Servings: 1 jar
Author: Michelle
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. In a medium sized pot, bring butter, brown sugar, and half & half together to a boil over med-low heat, whisking constantly. Allow the mixture to boil for 3-4 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened and coats the back of a spoon (can be anywhere as long as 5-7 minutes).
  2. Drop the mixture to low and add in the salt, vanilla extract, and chopped pecans and cook another minute or so.
  3. Turn the heat off and allow the caramel praline sauce to cool completely before storing in a glass jar.
  4. Store in the fridge.
  5. Enjoy!