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Porcupine Ice Cream Balls
with Warm Cherry Sauce

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Porcupine Ice Cream Balls

  • 8 cups corn flakes, crushed to make 4 cups
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt vanilla ice cream

Warm Cherry Sauce

  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup cherry liquid


  1. Porcupine Ice Cream Balls: Mix corn flakes and almonds.
  2. Combine margarine, sugar, syrup and salt and place over medium heat and allow mixture to cook until syrup bubbles completely.
  3. Remove and add corn flakes mixture. Stir to coat, then turn out on large area covered with wax paper. Separate with 2 forks. Cool.
  4. Roll balls in cool corn flakes mixture and return to freezer.
  5. Serve with Warm Cherry Sauce.
  6. Warm Cherry Sauce: Combine Warm Cherry Sauce ingredients in a saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves.

Yield: 8 large ice cream balls