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Ice Cream Crunchies Recipe

Four ingredients are all Sady Craig needs for these frosty bars. "Kids have so much fun putting these together", notes the Lapeer, Michigan reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 2-1/2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine corn syrup and peanut butter; stir in cereal. With buttered hands, press the mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Cut cereal mixture into 12 rectangles; remove from the pan. Place 1/2 cup ice cream on six rectangles; top with remaining rectangles. Wrap each in plastic wrap and freeze until firm. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Cut in half before serving. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 183 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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