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Black Forest Frozen Dessert

Chocolate and cherries make up the sweet taste combo in this layered icebox dessert. It's so decadent and scrumptious! —Ruth Lee, Troy, Ontario.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 40 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 cup crushed reduced-fat Oreo cookies (about 10 cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pitted dark sweet cherries
  • 2 cups black cherry-vanilla swirl frozen yogurt blend
  • 3 cups reduced-fat chocolate ice cream, softened
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 12 mint sprigs


  • In a small bowl, combine cookies and butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-in. springform pan coated with cooking spray. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Drain cherries, reserving syrup. Cover and refrigerate syrup. Chop half of the cherries; refrigerate whole cherries. Spread frozen yogurt evenly over crust; sprinkle with chopped cherries. Cover and freeze for 30 minutes. Spread ice cream over cherries; cover and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
  • For sauce, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved cherry syrup until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and whole cherries.
  • Remove sides of springform pan; cut dessert into slices. Serve with sauce. Garnish with whipped topping and mint.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 193 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 112mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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