Ben & Jerry's Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

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Ben & Jerry's Butter Pecan Ice Cream
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  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over low heat.
  2. Add the pecans and salt and saute, stirring constantly, until the pecans start to turn brown.
  3. Drain the butter into a small bowl.
  4. Transfer the pecans to another bowl and let cool.
  5. Whisk the eggs in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy, 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Whisk in the sugar, a little at a time, then continue whisking until completely blended, about 1 minute more.
  7. Pour in the cream and milk, and whisk to blend.
  8. Add the melted butter and blend.
  9. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and freeze following the manufacturer's directions.
  10. After the ice cream stiffens (about 2 minutes before it is done), add the pecans, then continue freezing until done.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 974.51 Kcal (4080 kJ)
Calories from fat 823.09 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 91.45g 141%
Cholesterol 237.43mg 79%
Sodium 378.87mg 16%
Potassium 433.17mg 9%
Total Carbs 35.89g 12%
Sugars 27.48g 110%
Dietary Fiber 5.32g 21%
Protein 12.49g 25%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Calcium 177.5mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 379.15 Kcal (1587 kJ)
Calories from fat 320.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.58g 141%
Cholesterol 92.38mg 79%
Sodium 147.41mg 16%
Potassium 168.53mg 9%
Total Carbs 13.96g 12%
Sugars 10.69g 110%
Dietary Fiber 2.07g 21%
Protein 4.86g 25%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 0.9mg 13%
Calcium 69.1mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.3
  • 28

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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