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Pumpkin Ice Cream Treat Recipe

Everyone will scream for pumpkin-y ice cream this Halloween. I like to have some in the freezer, ready for visitors. —Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • Graham cracker
  • Thin licorice pieces

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, mix pie filling, sugar and vanilla until blended. Fold in ice cream. Spread into a 9-in. round pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle pecans over the top in thin stripes, forming the vertical lines of a pumpkin shape. Add a graham cracker stem and licorice vines. Freeze, covered, 3-4 hours or until firm. Yield: 8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.