COCONUT-PECAN FROSTING

1 c. evaporated milk
1 c. sugar
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 t. vanilla
1 1/3 c. Baker's angel-flaked coconut
1 c. chopped pecans

Combine first 5 ingredients in a saucepan. Cook over medim heat, stirring constantly, til thick (about 12 minutes). Remove from heat and add coconut and pecans. Cool.
Note: we think you should add the vanilla with the coconut and pecans for more vanilla flavor.

Coconut Pecan Frosting recipe is published in our September, 2004 Menu Minder.