East Texas Coconut Pecan Frosting

1⅓ cups evaporated milk
1⅓ cups granulated sugar
4 egg yolks; beaten
⅔ cups unsalted butter or margarine
1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
1⅓ cups flaked coconut
1⅓ cups Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces1. Combine milk, granulated sugar, egg yolks, and butter in a heavy saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook over medium heat 12 minutes, stirring constantly.
2. Add vanilla, coconut, and pecans; stir until frosting is cool and of spreading consistency.

Yield: 3½ cups

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