Lighter Turtle Pecan-Date Mixer

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Lighter Turtle Pecan-Date Mixer

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Turtle pecan date mixer

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Recipe Data

1
Serving
30min
Prep
30min
Total

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Description

Rehydrating and blending the dates give this turtle mixer a natural caramel flavor without going overboard on calories.

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Servings and Ingredients

Ingredients
Serves 1
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3large whole medjool dates, seeded
1 pt.vanilla bean Halo Top ice cream
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee chopped pecans, toasted
1 tbsp.Hy-Vee semisweet chocolate chips

Things To Grab

  • 2 medium bowls
  • Food processor
  • Spatula
  • Fine mesh strainer

Directions

  1. Soak dates in hot water for 20 minutes. Remove ice cream from freezer and let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.

  2. Drain dates; discard liquid. Place dates in a food processor. Cover and process until smooth, scraping sides of processor and add water, if needed. Using a spatula, push pureed dates through a fine-mesh strainer; discard skins.

  3. Place ice cream in a medium bowl; stir to soften. Fold in pureed dates, pecans, and chocolate chips. Serve immediately.

Nutrition facts

Servings

480 Calories per serving
12-oz.

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 180mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 90g
  • Protein: 21g

Daily Values

0%
Iron 15%
0%
Calcium 35%
0%
Vitamin D 0%
0%
Potassium 2%

Recipe Source:

Balance June 2018