Macaroon Ice Cream Torte Recipe
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Macaroon Ice Cream Torte Recipe

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My family loves frozen desserts—especially this decadent torte with layers of coffee and chocolate ice cream. —Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 30 chocolate or plain macaroon cookies, crumbled
  • 1 quart coffee ice cream, softened if necessary
  • 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened if necessary
  • 1 cup milk chocolate toffee bits or 4 (1.4 ounces) Heath candy bars, coarsely chopped
  • Hot fudge topping, warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 slice (calculated without fudge topping): 341 calories, 20g fat (11g sat. fat), 36mg cholesterol, 110mg sodium, 37g carbohydrates (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Sprinkle a third of the cookies into an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Layer with 2 cups coffee ice cream, another third of the cookies, 2 cups chocolate ice cream and 1/2 cup toffee bits; repeat layers.
  2. Freeze, covered, until firm. May be frozen up to 2 months. Remove torte from freezer 10 minutes before slicing. Serve with fudge topping. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Macaroon Ice Cream Torte in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p6

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2014

"This is a great ice cream dessert and very impressive. Everyone thinks it has been bought at an ice cream shop. Oh, and it is DELICIOUS!!!!"

Reviewed May. 20, 2012

"great for summer. I usually use 1/2 gal. each for the ice creams."

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2010

"Everyone loved this recipe. It is so delicious and a great dessert for a hot summer day."

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"This was unbelivable, amazing and easy. I made this for a lunch date and forbid the kids to touch it, we wanted it ALL for ourselves!"

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