Holiday Ice Cream Fruit Freeze
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 2 ripe bananas
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
- 1 cup Sun-Maid Chopped Dates
- 1/4 cup each chopped candied red and green cherries
HEAT butter and pecans in a skillet. Cook over medium heat until lightly toasted, 3 to 4 minutes. Cool.
MASH bananas with lemon juice.
In a large bowl, COMBINE ice cream, bananas, dates and cherries. Stir well.
SPREAD mixture in an 8-inch square pan. Cover and freeze until firm, at least 2 to 3 hours or overnight. Scoop with an ice cream scoop. Freeze scoops in an airtight container until ready to serve.
Makes about 8 servings.