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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Makes 3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350°. In a large saucepan, combine the butter and brown sugar and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until smooth. Stir in the heavy cream and salt and bring to a boil. Simmer just until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Let the caramel cool.

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  • Spread the pecans on a rimmed baking sheet and toast for about 8 minutes, until they are lightly browned and fragrant. Transfer the pecans to a work surface and let them cool. Coarsely chop the nuts, stir them into the cooled caramel and serve.

Make Ahead

The topping can be refrigerated for up to 1 week. Rewarm slightly before serving.