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Mint Chip Freeze Recipe

Mint Chip Freeze Recipe

I'm a retired home economics teacher and have quite a collection of recipes from my classes. My students really like this refreshing frozen dessert made with ice cream and sandwich cookies. - Mrs. Robert Lamb Daleville, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:30-36 servings


  • 2 packages (15-1/2 ounces each) Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 gallon mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened
  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Shaved chocolate


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the cookie crumbs and butter. Press into two 13x9-in. dishes. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine the milk, sugar, butter and chocolate. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, about 12 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool completely.
  • 3. Spread ice cream over each crust. Spoon cooled chocolate sauce over top; evenly spread to cover. Freeze until firm. Spread with whipped topping. Desserts may be frozen for up to 2 months. Remove from freezer 10 minutes before cutting. Garnish with shaved chocolate. Yield: 2 desserts (15-18 servings each).

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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2010

"This is a family celebration favorite. Everyone looks forward to it. It is always the requested(and expected) dessert. It is quick and easy to prepare."

Reviewed Apr. 5, 2010

"I made this recipe for an Easter potluck and although it was good, I had to use store bought chocolate sauce because the sauce made with the recipe directions did not thicken up even though I double checked the ingredients, so I didn't use it. What did I do wrong?? It tasted fine and was a big hit, but was messy when it thawed. And ice cream cartons are smaller now but that didn't seem to alter the recipe at all. I love mint ice cream so the flavor was great!"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2009

"This was absolutely delicious! Quick and easy to make."

Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"Our family really loves this frozen treat. I made it for a Birthday celebration and it was a hit. My girls still talk about it. My girls really enjoy looking through the Taste of Home cook books for fun. Whenever they come across this recipe they talk about the good memories, the fantastic taste and how they want it again."

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