Christmas Tortoni

Christmas Tortoni

Enjoy this classic dessert made with cherries, almonds and cookie crumbs – perfect for Christmas.

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cup macaroon cookie or vanilla wafer cookie crumbs (about 12 cookies)
cup chopped salted blanched almonds
cup chopped red candied cherries
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.
Makes 8 servings
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Holiday Hints
This easy dessert is perfect to make ahead and keep in the freezer to be ready for drop-in guests. A drizzle of chocolate sauce on the dessert plate will make it even more special. Put your guests in a winter wonderland mood by presenting tortoni on clear glass plates sprinkled with coarse decorating sugar. Use silver, gold or other decorative cupcake liners available in supermarkets and party stores.

Nutrition Information:

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