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Noel Ice Cream Cups

 Noel Ice Cream Cups
Each year, our family enjoys a dessert that's much more fun than the typical pies and cakes. With refreshing ice cream chock-full of holiday ingredients like nuts, cherries and candies, these treats are a delightful end to a perfect meal. -Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas
8-10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + freezing


  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons each chopped red and green maraschino cherries
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate M&M's
  • Additional milk chocolate M&M's, chopped


  • In a large bowl, combine the ice cream, pecans, cherries and
  • extracts. Fold in M&M's.
  • Spoon into paper-lined muffin cups and freeze for at least 30
  • minutes. Sprinkle with chopped M&M's. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 189 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.