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Chocolate Peanut Freeze Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Freeze Recipe

This layered ice cream dessert tastes a lot like a popular candy bar. It is so easy to assemble...and both children and adults love it. The homemade chocolate-peanut topping is yummy! -Linda Rock Stratford, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 + freezing YIELD:15-18 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 package (15-1/2 ounces) Oreo cookies
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the confectioners' sugar, milk, 1/2 cup butter and chocolate chips. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 8 minutes or until slightly thickened. Refrigerate until cool.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, cover and process cookies until finely crushed. In a large bowl, melt remaining butter; stir in crushed cookies. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Refrigerate until firm.
  • 3. Spread ice cream over crust; freeze. Stir peanuts into chilled chocolate mixture. Spread over ice cream. Cover and freeze for 3-4 hours or until firm. remove from the freezer 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 15-18 servings.