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Fresh Figs with Ice Cream and Amaretto Chocolate Sauce

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 5 min.
Total: 30 min.
Warm figs, spicy vanilla, and crumbled Italian cookies, all drizzled with a boozy chocolate sauce--dreaminess in a bowl.


  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 Tbs grated semisweet chocolate
  • 10 amaretti cookies, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup chopped and toasted whole almonds
  • 2 tsp melted butter
  • 4 tsp honey
  • 2 tsp amaretto liqueur (or 1/2 tsp almond extract)
  • 4 large fresh California figs, halved
  • Amaretto Chocolate Sauce5 Tbs sugar
  • 5 Tbs water
  • 2 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 squares semisweet chocolate
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp amaretto liqueur (or 1/2 tsp almond extract)


  • Pack 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream into each of four small paper cups and re-freeze.
  • In small bowl, mix grated chocolate, crumbled amaretti cookies, chopped almonds, butter, honey, and liqueur.
  • Divide mixture into 2 tablespoon portions and place on cut side of each fig half.
  • Amaretto Chocolate SauceMeanwhile, combine sugar, water, chocolate, and butter in heavy 1-quart saucepan.
  • Heat on medium, stirring until mixture boils, thickens and is smooth, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in liqueur.
  • To serve, un-mold ice cream and arrange on four individual serving plates. Arrange figs around and drizzle sauce over all. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 708
  Calories from Fat 329 (46%)
(61%)Total Fat 40g
(89%)Saturated Fat 18g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
(16%)Cholesterol 49mg
(8%)Sodium 181mg
(14%)Potassium 481mg
Total Carbohydrate 88g
(30%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 45g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(18%)Protein 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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