Pecan Cookies With Cranberry Ice Cream And Pumpkin Sauce Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  1. PECAN COOKIES: 3/4 c. flour 3/4 c. cake flour 1 c. confectioner's sugar 1 c. pecans, toasted and finely minced 1/2 c. brown sugar 3/4 c. unsalted butter - softened 1 egg yolk 1 tsp. vanilla extract PUMPKIN SAUCE: 1/4 small pumpkin, split in half, seeded 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1/2 c. maple syrup 1 each cinnamon stick 3 each cloves 1/4 tsp. turmeric 2 c. cream
  2. TO MAKE ICE CREAM:In a sauce pan, combine orange juice, Grand Marnier and star anise; bring to a boil and flame till all the alcohol is burned. Strain into another sauce pan, add in remaining ingredients and simmer for about 10 min.
  3. Strain cranberry skins and freeze, following ice cream freezer TO MAKE PECAN COOKIES:Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix first four ingredients and set aside.
  4. In a mixer, cream brown sugar and butter; add in egg yolk and vanilla; at medium speed add in slowly remaining ingredients till incorporated; refrigeratedough wrapped in plastic film. Roll dough on a floured surface to 1/2-inch thick; cut desired shape with a cookie cutter or possibly knife and place them on parchment paper in a sheet pan and cook for 10 to 12 min. Keep in an airtight container till serving time.
  5. TO MAKE PUMPKIN SAUCE:Blanch pumpkin seeds for 5 min in boiling water, then roast them at 400 degrees for 5 min with 1 Tbsp. of confectioner's sugar. Cook pumpkin in oven, meat side down, for 1 hour; remove skin and set aside. In a sauce pan combine cream, maple syrup, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and turmeric and bring to a boil; strain and blend cream mix with pumpkin; let cold.
  6. Serve 2 ounces of sauce into four plates; place a cookie in the middle and scoop ice cream on top. Garnish with pumpkin seeds and more cookies.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 165g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 326  
Calories from Fat 60 18%
Total Fat 6.85g 9%
Saturated Fat 4.26g 17%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 39mg 2%
Potassium 208mg 6%
Total Carbs 47.87g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 45.74g 30%
Protein 2.14g 3%
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