Delicious Ice Cream Dessert Recipe
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Delicious Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

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We appreciate a cool, creamy dessert like this in summer. It stays fresh in the freezer for one week. Top with the fudgy sauce before serving. — Mrs. Earl Brewer, Jackson, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + freezing
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12-16 servings


  • 1 package (11 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 407 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Combine wafer crumbs, pecans and butter. Press half of mixture into a 13x9-in. dish. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove softened ice cream from package; spread over crust. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Freeze, covered, for at least 4 hours.
  3. For topping, combine sugar, cocoa and flour in a small saucepan; stir in milk until smooth. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in butter. Serve over dessert. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Originally published as Delicious Ice Cream Dessert in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2005, p216

Sweet White Wine

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

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