Pumpkin Kefir Cheese Ice Cream

I love, love pumpkin ice cream. Adding a little kefir cheese to the recipe makes it thick and creamy. Top it with cinnamon toasted pumpkin seeds for extra crunch and you have the perfect fall dessert.
Course: Dessert


Cinnamon Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

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  • Place all ingredients in blender and blend for 20 seconds. Pour into ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Top with cinnamon toasted pumpkin seeds.

Cinnamon Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

  • Preheat oven to 275°F.
  • Wash pumpkin seeds by rinsing in a colander until the water runs clear, picking out any remaining pieces of pumpkin. Drain well and spread out on a cookie sheet. Pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Pile pumpkin seeds on the cookie sheet and drizzle melted butter over the pile of seeds. Sprinkle on the sugar, cinnamon, and a pinch or two of Celtic Sea Salt.
  • Gently toss seeds until evenly coated and spread the seeds out evenly on the cookie sheet.
  • Bake in 275°F oven for approximately 30 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring seeds every 10 minutes and checking for doneness each time.
  • Remove from oven and let the seeds cool for a few minutes.
  • Remove seeds from cookie sheet and serve!