Christmas Recipes

Butter Pecan Ice Cream


1 c. coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 c. sugar
2 Tbs. butter
4 c. half-and-half or light cream
2 c. brown sugar
4 tsp. vanilla
4 c. whipping cream


In a heavy 8" skillet combine pecans, sugar and butter. Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 6-8 minutes or until sugar melts and turns a rich brown color. Remove from heat and spread nuts on a buttered baking sheet or foil; separate into clusters. Set aside and allow to cool completely. Break the clusters into small chunks, setting aside 1/4 c. to sprinkle on top.

In a large bowl combine half-and-half or light cream, brown sugar, and vanilla; stir till sugar is dissolved. Stir in the pecan mixture and whipping cream.Freeze in a 4 or 5 qt. ice cream freezer. Makes 3 1/2 qts.

Added On: 2005-09-13
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Pecans ¬ Dessert ¬ Ice Cream

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