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Frozen Ice Cream Delight Recipe

Frozen Ice Cream Delight Recipe

This recipe is a refreshing summer treat that dates back to before "fast food" ice cream. It's also handy—you can make it days ahead of time. —Susan J. Bracken, Apex, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 gallon chocolate, coffee or vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Directions

  • 1. Combine 2 cups cookie crumbs with butter and sugar. Press onto the bottom of a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Freeze for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Spread ice cream over crumbs; freeze until firm, about 3 hours.
  • 3. In a small saucepan, combine the confectioners' sugar, chocolate chips, butter and evaporated milk. Bring to a boil; boil for 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to room temperature.
  • 4. Spoon sauce over ice cream layer; sprinkle with peanuts. Freeze until firm. Spread whipped topping over the top; sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs. Freeze for at least 3 hours before serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 620 calories, 36 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 366 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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