Chunky Cherry Pecan Ice Cream

Chunky Cherry Pecan Ice Cream

Sugar-coated pecans and dark, sweet cherries stud this rich ice cream.

30 min. prep time
36 servings
000 Ratings



1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/4 cup sugar

Ice Cream

1 1/2 cups sour cream
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cherry preserves
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup pitted quartered dark sweet cherries*


Combine pecans, 1/4 cup sugar and butter in heavy saucepan or skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 4-5 minutes or until sugar turns golden. Pour onto heavy-duty aluminum foil. Cool completely. Break into pieces.

Combine all ice cream ingredients except cherries in bowl; stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in pecans and cherries. Pour into ice cream freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.


*Substitute 1 (16 1/2-ounce) can sour cherries, drained, chopped.

Recipe Tip

To make this recipe gluten-free, use gluten-free vanilla.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 180

Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 80mg

Carbohydrates: 26g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #11145B©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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