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Chocolate Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

"I took the best parts of two ice cream dessert recipes and added my own touches to come up with this chocolaty layered treat," notes Ruth Yoder from Grantsville, Maryland. "At our family gatherings and quilting parties, it never fails to draw compliments."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing YIELD:16-20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 package (15-1/2 ounces) Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened
  • Whipped topping, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a saucepan over low heat, combine chocolate, sugar and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; cool for 10 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the cookie crumbs and butter; set aside 2 cups. Press remaining crumb mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Carefully spoon vanilla ice cream over crust; spread evenly. Spoon chocolate sauce over top. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture. Carefully spread chocolate ice cream over crumbs. Cover and freeze overnight. Serve with whipped topping if desired. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 315 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 246 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.