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Jim Beam Toasted Pecan Ice Cream

The easiest, most sophisticated ice cream flavor you'll ever make. Three ingredients: pecans, bourbon & vanilla bean ice cream.
Course Ice Cream
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Author Allie Taylor


  • 1.5 quarts store-bought vanilla bean ice cream 6 cups
  • scant 1/3 cup Jim Beam bourbon
  • 1 cup shelled whole pecans, divided


  • Toast whole pecans in a skillet on the stovetop over medium heat 1-2 minutes until just turning golden.
  • Remove from heat (and pan) immediately to stop from over browning.
  • Cool pecans, then break or cut into large irregular pieces.
  • Soften vanilla ice cream and place in a mixing bowl, saving the ice cream container.
  • Stir in bourbon and 3/4 cup toasted pecans.
  • Repack into ice cream container.
  • Freeze for six hours or more until hard and scoopable.
  • Garnish with extra toasted pecans.