Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe
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Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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Frosty and impressive, this versatile ice cream cake is pretty enough for company, simple enough for a weeknight treat. Kathy Morrow in Hubbard, Ohio suggests you try food coloring to tint the whipped topping or use different flavors of ice cream, extracts and cookie or candy crumbs to suit different holidays or occasions!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) individual cream-filled chocolate cakes
  • 3 cups mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened
  • 12 Oreo cookies, crushed, divided
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 382 calories, 18g fat (10g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Line a 9x5-in. loaf pan with plastic wrap. Place six chocolate cakes in pan, completely covering the bottom. Spread ice cream over cakes; sprinkle with half of the cookie crumbs. Press remaining cakes on top. Cover and freeze for at least 3 hours.
  2. Just before serving, remove from the freezer and invert onto a serving plate. Remove pan and plastic wrap.
  3. Combine whipped topping and extract if desired; frost top and sides of cake. Sprinkle with remaining cookie crumbs. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Little Debbie Devil Cremes.
Originally published as Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Cake in Simple & Delicious July/August 2007, p35

Sweet White Wine

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

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Brenda2772 User ID: 2165447 166462
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"Couldn't find Suzy Q's. Used Voortman cookies and cream wafer cookies instead. One 12.3 ounce did the trick. Had 3 layers of cookies and ended with ice cream. Also, used Bryer's brand mint chocolate chip ice cream, and pretty much used it all. My husband suggested slicing with an electric knife, so will try that next time."

BrownieQueen2 User ID: 1836231 155066
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2013

"Hostess is no longer making Suzy Q's but you can substitute Little Debbie Devil Dogs. This recipe reminded me of Bob's Big Boy Ice Cream cake. I made some changes: used vanilla ice cream (twice what the recipe called for), and instead of frosting it with whip cream topped individual servings with hot fudge and whip cream on top (eliminating the Oreo topping). This was wonderful!"

okpolon User ID: 484529 169013
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2013

"never heard of SuzyQ.Please be more specific with your recipes"

brbrcooney User ID: 2490255 154930
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2012

"what are susy,Qs"

pepsi4dee User ID: 1137380 168897
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2011

"The first time I had this, my mom made it and everyone loved it, I decided to treat my boyfriend to one only where I live we have very limited stores and couldn't find the suzy q's but was able to find the Little Debbie's Devil Dogs, so I made it with them. My boyfriend loved it and it made a good substitution!! Will definately make again!!"

tarrahlea User ID: 5863265 167029
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"This was so easy to make and everyone loved it. Will definitely make again!"

katejudy311 User ID: 3820802 168895
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2010

"Oh I love suzy q's, and this recipe showcases them perfectly. I am from Ohio and they go pretty fast here. Can't wait to try some variations. Thanks for a great recipe!"

glenda melvin User ID: 1385140 171426
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2010

"Ice cream sandwiches and Kaluah flavored cool whip are better!"

Donna Crocker User ID: 4412376 96599
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2010

"IT looks so good Im going to eat my laptop!"

atticus User ID: 3489329 171425
Reviewed May. 28, 2010

"You find Suzy Q's in New England. I have never found them anywhere else. I have them once a year when we go for a visit."

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