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Delicious Ice Cream Dessert

 Delicious Ice Cream Dessert
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
12-16 ServingsPrep: 45 min. + freezing


  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream (in rectangular package)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened


  • In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, pecans and butter. Press
  • half of the mixture into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Freeze for 30
  • minutes.
  • Remove ice cream from package; cut into slices and place over crust.
  • Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Cover and freeze for at least
  • 4 hours.
  • For topping, combine the 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 407 calories,

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Delicious Ice Cream Dessert (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 24 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.