Ice Cream Wafflewiches

Ice Cream Wafflewiches

Ice Cream Wafflewiches

A wafflewich is a masterpiece of textures with chewy waffles, smooth ice cream, gooey caramel syrup and crunchy pecans. This is cold storage comfort food.
Ingredients
24 frozen mini waffles, unseparated
2 tablespoons butter
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup caramel sundae syrup
1-1/2 cups dulce de leche or vanilla ice cream
Directions
Toast waffles according to package directions; separate into mini waffles and cool completely.
In a large skillet, melt butter over low heat; stir in pecans, brown sugar, chili powder and vanilla. Cook and stir 4-6 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Transfer to a shallow bowl; cool completely.
To assemble, spread 1 teaspoon caramel syrup over a mini waffle; top with 2 tablespoons ice cream. Top with a second waffle, pressing to spread ice cream to edges. Roll sides into spiced pecans; place on a plate. Freeze, covered, until firm.
Nutrition Facts
1 ice cream sandwich: 213 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

Vanilla extract is used in liquid form as an ingredient in sweet dishes and desserts, for the preparation of cakes, pies, puddings, cream and the like. However, this extract also flavors dairy drinks such as liqueur, hot chocolate, homemade wine or sangria. Vanilla extract contains a small amount of B vitamins such as niacin, thiamine, riboflavin and pyrrodixin as well as minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, manganese and zinc.