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Festive Mint Cream Dessert Recipe

Festive Mint Cream Dessert Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing YIELD:24 servings

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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Spread whipped topping over ice cream (dish will be full). Cover and freeze for until firm or overnight.
  • 4. Remove from the freezer 15-20 minutes before serving. If desired, drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with sprinkles. Yield: 24 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 391 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 223mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein .

Reviews for Festive Mint Cream Dessert

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loraines 132773
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"I have made this recipe several times and it is always a hit. It is delicious as it is, but is easy to change up the flavors of ice cream and the garnishes depending on the occasion."

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farm diva 83619
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"This is so good, I didn't, put the chocolate syrup on top, thought it had enough chocolate taste and just put a red cherry on top. Made a perfect Christmas dessert."

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BitsyBet 132771
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2012

"Substitute 3 3/4 cups of chocolate wafer crumbs for chocolate cream filled sandwich cookies. Makes it not as sweet, but still delicious."

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lurky27 136942
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2012

"YUM! We used semisweet chips, 7 cups ice cream, and 14 oz cookies, and those substitutions all worked fine. Great for St. Patrick's Day with green sprinkles on top!

~ Theresa"

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jdelzer 205301
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"Everyone liked this so much for Christmas dessert last year, that it will be a yearly tradition!!!"

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TanyaVDB 60909
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2010

"This was really good if you like mint chocolate chip ice cream. Everyone liked it. Some said it was very sweet though."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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