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Ice Cream Balls

This is a fun and easy dessert to fix for Christmas gatherings—even the kids can help. The cereal adds a crunchy texture to the ice cream and makes an everyday treat something special.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12-16 balls


  • 1-1/2 cups Corn Chex, crushed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
  • Hot fudge or caramel ice cream topping, optional


  • In a shallow bowl, combine cereal, sugar and butter. Add nuts. Shape ice cream into 1-in. balls; roll in cereal mixture until well coated.
  • Freeze for at least 1 hour. Serve with fudge or caramel ice cream topping if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 324 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • chin-chilla
    Oct 23, 2013

    Thought this was a really simple and fun twist on just ice cream!

  • DViola
    Oct 23, 2013

    This is great!

  • Amitkumar
    Oct 23, 2013

    This is nice recipe.

  • testuser120
    Oct 23, 2013

    This is easy to prepare.