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Macaroon Ice Cream Torte Recipe

Macaroon Ice Cream Torte Recipe

"My family loves any frozen dessert," writes Barbara Carlucci of Orange Park, Florida. "I often make this recipe for special occasions. I found it in a ladies' club cookbook where it was called "the girdlebuster.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:12-16 servings


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


  • 1. Sprinkle a third of the cookies into an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Top with 2 cups coffee ice cream, a third of the cookies, 2 cups chocolate ice cream and 1/2 cup toffee bits. Repeat layers. Cover and freeze until firm. May be frozen for up to 2 months.
  • 2. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges; drizzle with hot fudge topping. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 341 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 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.