Candy Bar Freezer Dessert Recipe
Candy Bar Freezer Dessert Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Candy Bar Freezer Dessert Recipe

Read Reviews
5 3 4
Publisher Photo
In Hoskins, Nebraska, Melissa Heberer combines butter pecan ice cream and instant pudding to create this sweet frozen treat. A crushed Butterfinger candy bar adds crunch to the tasty topping.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:12-15 servings
Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12-15 servings


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup crushed saltines (about 30 crackers)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 4 cups butter pecan ice cream, softened
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 Butterfinger candy bar (2.1 ounces), chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 320 calories, 19 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 375 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cracker crumbs and butter. Pat three-fourths of the mixture into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in ice cream until blended. Spread over crust. Spread whipped topping over pudding layer.
  3. In a small bowl, combine chopped candy bar and remaining crumb mixture; sprinkle over whipped topping. Cover and freeze for at least 2 hours. Yield: 12-15 servings.
Originally published as Candy Bar Freezer Dessert in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p42

Reviews for Candy Bar Freezer Dessert

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

"This is such an amazing crowd pleasing dessert. The kids ALWAYS get seconds and thirds. The saltines really add a nice saltiness to the sweet crust!"

Reviewed Aug. 30, 2013

"This is SOOOOOOO good. Will definitely make again. Very lite. My husband is not that much into deserts loved this. Will make it for his birthday."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2009

"I just had to say... Yummy! I stored it in the refrigerator instead of the freezer because the ice cream got too hard."

Loading Image