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Nutty Peach Freeze

  • Yield: 2 servings


  • 1/4 cup lightly toasted walnuts or almonds
  • 2 ounces walnut or hazelnut flavored liqueur
  • 2 ounces cognac or brandy
  • 2 cups sliced fresh peaches, plus 2 slices reserved, as garnish
  • 2 cups vanilla or peach ice cream, slightly softened
  • 2 tablespoons bittersweet chocolate shavings


  • In a blender, grind the walnuts. Add the liqueur, cognac, and peaches and combine on high speed. Add the ice cream and blend until smooth but still thick and frothy. Pour into 2 tall chilled glasses and garnish with chocolate shavings. Arrange 1 peach slice on the edge of each glass and serve immediately.