Chunky Cherry Pecan Ice Cream

June 29, 2020


Combine pecans, 1/4 cup sugar and butter in heavy saucepan or skillet. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes or until sugar turns golden. Pour onto heavy-duty aluminum foil. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Combine half & half, sour cream, 1 cup sugar, cherry preserves and vanilla in bowl; stir until sugar dissolves. Stir in pecans and cherries. Pour into ice cream freezer. Freeze according to manufacturer’s directions.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Land O’Lakes, Inc.


1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1/4 cup sugar

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® butter

3 cups Land O Lakes® fat free half & half

1 1/2 cups sour cream

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup cherry preserves

1 tablespoon vanilla

1 cup pitted quartered dark sweet cherries

*Substitute 1 (16.5-ounce) can sour cherries, drained, chopped