• 7 Ratings

You just can't buy ice cream like this one! Try this frozen dessert recipe and you'll soon agree.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a heavy 8-inch skillet combine pecans, sugar, and butter. On the range top heat mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 6 to 8 minutes or until sugar melts and turns a rich brown color.

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  • Remove from heat and spread nuts on a buttered baking sheet or foil; separate into clusters and cool. Break clusters into small chunks.

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  • In a large mixing bowl combine half-and-half, brown sugar, and vanilla; stir until sugar is dissolved.

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  • Stir in the whipping cream. Freeze cream mixture in a 4- to 5-quart ice cream freezer according to the manufacturer's directions, using crushed ice and rock salt. Stir in pecan mixture.* Ripen 4 hours. Makes 16 servings (2 quarts).


Stirring the pecan mixture into the thickened ice cream mixture just before ripening prevents the nuts from wrapping around the paddle.

Nutrition Facts

482 calories; 35 g total fat; 108 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. 255 mg potassium; 40 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 4 g protein; 1118 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 131 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;


7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2