Ice Cream Balls With Pecans and Caramel Sauce

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Sharon123

From Paula Deen, this is simple and so delicious! A delightful Southern recipe!

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Cut this recipe in half so that 2 of us could devour it easily (which we did!) & had a lot of fun doing it (both making & devouring!) ~ AN OUTSTANDING ICE CREAM TREAT! Thanks for sharing & GREAT KEEPER OF A RECIPE! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the US Regional Tag ~ The South]

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 gallon vanilla ice cream (store bought or homemade)
  • 1 cup toasted pecans, chopped fine
  • 1 12 cups caramels (store bought or homemade) or 1 12 cups chocolate syrup (store bought or homemade)


  1. Make ice cream balls with an ice cream scoop. Roll the ice cream balls in the chopped nuts, then place them in glass dishes. Spoon caramel or chocolate sauce over the ice cream and serve topped with fresh whipped cream and a cherry if you like. Enjoy!

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