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Butter Pecan Crunch

 Butter Pecan Crunch
My mother first tasted this frozen treat decades ago. It's easy but elegant. —Julie Sterchi, Jackson, Missouri
12-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 quart butter pecan ice cream, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 2 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each), crushed

Directions

  • Combine cracker crumbs and butter; press into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish.
  • Chill.
  • In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes (mixture
  • will be thick). Fold in ice cream and whipped topping. Spoon over
  • crust. Sprinkle with candy.
  • Freeze for at least 2 hours. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes
  • before serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 273 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.