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Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

Three easy ingredients you likely have on hand form the rich crumb coating on these fun frozen squares sent in by Rosemary White of Oneida, New York. "My sister-in-law gave me this recipe, and it's one of my family's favorite desserts," she comments.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream or flavor of your choice, softened


  • 1. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter; cook and stir until sugar is melted. Remove from the heat; stir in cracker crumbs. Place half of crumb mixture in a greased 11x7-in. dish. Carefully spread ice cream over crumbs (pan will be full). Sprinkle with remaining crumbs; gently press down. Cover and freeze until firm. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before cutting. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 437 calories, 22g fat (13g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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delowenstein User ID: 3766053 31423
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2014

"I tried this recipe and it is so quick and easy to prepare! I DID make adjustments to the recipe by using a combination of crushed Oreo chocolate sandwich cookies/crushed store-bought chocolate chip cookies to equal 1-3/4 cups of cookie crumbs. I used 1 QUART total:

1 pt. Mississippi Mud ice cream and 1 pt. chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream which I'd
put over crumb mixture. I put the WHOLE crumb mixture in 12x8" baking pan. I then topped it with the ice cream and sprinkle with about 3/4 cup more cookie crumbs, then
wrapped in heavy-duty foil and placed in my freezer!
This dessert is definitely a keeper! I did keep the brown sugar and butter the same amount!
I did NOT cube butter! I just melted the butter and brown sugar together!

big_redd User ID: 85779 71852
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2012

"Have made for years..  easy and super yummy! "

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