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Chocolate Peanut Crunch Ice Cream Cake

“No one is ever too full to sample a bite of this simple but impressive ice cream cake at family get-togethers! It’s a favorite with adults and kids alike. Enjoy!” Karen Scaglione - Stanford, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    14 servings


  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 2 cups crushed Nutter Butter cookies (about 18 cookies)
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a small saucepan, melt chocolate chips over low heat. Stir in crushed cookies until coated. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Coarsely chop.
  • Spread vanilla ice cream into a 9-in. springform pan; sprinkle with 2 cups cookie mixture. Freeze for 30 minutes. Spread with chocolate ice cream. Cover and freeze for 4 hours or until firm.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan.
  • Spread whipped cream over top and sides of dessert; press remaining cookie mixture into sides. Freeze for 1 hour or until whipped cream is set. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 369 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 141mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • JGa2595176
    Jan 24, 2010

    Tasty, but not overly special. Simple and easy recipe though, fun to make for the kids.

  • carley78
    Jul 10, 2009

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  • ajkmmk7
    Jul 5, 2009

    Just made this for Father's Day! Great! Next time I am going to use chocolate sandwich cookies!mmk

  • ferferks
    Jun 27, 2009

    My daughter (11) and I made this for her birthday party last night. It was absolutely delicious!

  • HRottier
    Jun 25, 2009

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