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Ice Cream Crunch Recipe

Settle in with a slice of this easy dessert, a summertime favorite at the willmar Minnesota home of Carol Seybert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2 cups flaked coconut
  • 1 cup chopped mixed nuts
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook butter and brown sugar until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine cereal, coconut and nuts; add sugar mixture and stir until coated. Press half into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Spread ice cream over crust. Top with remaining cereal mixture. Freeze until firm. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 337 calories, 22 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.