Christmas Tortoni

You'll love this classic dessert made with cherries, almonds and cookie crumbs. It'll be the hit of any Christmas celebration.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 4 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2/3
cup macaroon cookie or vanilla wafer cookie crumbs (about 12 cookies)
1/2
cup chopped salted blanched almonds
1/4
cup chopped red candied cherries
1
quart vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
Red and green candied cherries, if desired
  • 1 Place paper or foil baking cup in each of 8 medium muffin cups, 2 1/2x1 1/4 inches. Mix cookie crumbs, almonds and 1/4 cup candied cherries; fold into ice cream.
  • 2 Divide ice-cream mixture among muffin cups. Decorate with red and green candied cherries. Freeze about 4 hours or until firm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    230mg
    230%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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