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Festive Mint Cream Dessert

 Festive Mint Cream Dessert
Mint ice cream and colorful sprinkles make this cool concoction perfect for holiday parties or meals. For a chocolaty dessert, use rocky road or chocolate ice cream instead. —Sally Hook, Montgomery, Texas
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 package (16 ounces) chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies, crushed
  • 8 cups mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Chocolate syrup and red and green sprinkles, optional

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup butter. Stir in cookie crumbs. Press
  • into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Freeze for 30 minutes or until firm.
  • Spread ice cream over crust; return to the freezer until firm.
  • In a large saucepan, combine chocolate chips, confectioners' sugar,
  • milk and remaining butter. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until thickened. Cool to room
  • temperature. When cool, spread over ice cream; return to freezer
  • until firm.
  • Spread whipped topping over ice cream (dish will be full). Cover and
  • freeze for until firm or overnight.
  • Remove from the freezer 15-20 minutes before serving. If desired,
  • drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with sprinkles. Yield: 24
  • servings.

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Festive Mint Cream Dessert (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 391 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 223 mg sodium, 41 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.