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Peanut Ice Cream Squares Recipe
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Peanut Ice Cream Squares Recipe

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"With its thick peanut and fudge topping, this ice cream cake is always a hit with our family," writes Kathy Pahl of Medicine Hat, Alberta. "It can be prepared well in advance and appeals to both children and adults."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups chocolate wafer crumbs (about 48 wafers)
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups salted dry roasted peanuts, crushed

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 441 calories, 27 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the sugar, milk, chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool completely.
  2. Melt the remaining butter; toss with wafer crumbs. Press onto the bottom of a 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Cut ice cream into 1-1/2-in. slices; arrange over crust. Sprinkle with nuts. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  3. Spread cooled sauce over nuts. Cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 20 servings.
Editor's Note: Purchase a rectangular-shaped carton of ice cream for easiest cutting.
Originally published as Peanut Ice Cream Squares in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 441 calories, 27 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.

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

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