Butter Pecan Ice Cream Recipe

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

“Creamy homemade Butter Pecan Ice Cream! Excellent summertime treat!”

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Ingredients For Butter Pecan Ice Cream

  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How To Prepare Butter Pecan Ice Cream

It takes 10 minutes to prepare, 30 minutes to cook & gets ready in 2 hours 5 minutes. It offers 16 servings.


  1. In a small skillet over medium heat, cook pecans in butter until lightly browned and fragrant, stirring constantly, about 3 to 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Whisk eggs in a mixing bowl; set aside. Combine brown sugar and half and half in a saucepan and mix well. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; remove from heat. Gradually pour hot mixture into the eggs, whisking constantly. Return custard to saucepan and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture coats the back of a spoon (see Editor’s Note). Remove from heat and stir in cream, vanilla, and pecans.
  3. Pour into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturers’ directions.

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