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Hot Fudge Ice Cream Dessert

I have to make this dessert for all out family get-togethers because my children like it so much. It's very rich, so start with a small piece.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 10 vanilla wafers
  • 1 quart butter pecan ice cream, softened
  • 9 pecan halves, toasted
  • 4 maraschino cherries


  • For fudge sauce, in a saucepan, combine the marshmallows, milk and chips. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture is melted and smooth. Remove from the heat and refrigerate until chilled.
  • Line the bottom of a 6-in. springform pan with vanilla wafers. Top with about 1 cup ice cream; press into a smooth layer. Top with a third of the fudge sauce. Freeze for 30 minutes or until set.
  • Repeat layers twice, freezing in between layers. Top with pecans and cherries. Cover and freeze until firm. Remove from freezer 10-15 minutes before serving.

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