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Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Recipe

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Recipe

Impress guests with this gooey, chocolaty can't-resist dessert. They'll never guess it's store-bought ice cream sandwiches dressed up! —Taste of Home Cooking School
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:15 servings


  • 19 ice cream sandwiches
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1-1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 3 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each)
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed


  • 1. Cut one ice cream sandwich in half. Place one whole and one half sandwich along a short side of an ungreased 13x9-in. dish. Arrange eight sandwiches in opposite direction in the dish. Remove lid from fudge topping. Microwave 15-30 seconds to warm; stir. Spread one-half of fudge topping over ice cream sandwiches.
  • 2. In a food processor, combine peanuts and candy bars. Cover and pulse until chopped. Sprinkle one-half of mixture over fudge layer. Repeat layers of ice cream sandwiches and fudge topping. Spread whipped topping over top of cake. Sprinkle with remaining peanut mixture.
  • 3. Cover and freeze for up to 2 months. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving. Cut into squares. Yield: 15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 422 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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SusieOFoodie User ID: 1380907 134079
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2014

"Unbelievably good! Made this for my nephews 10th birthday today, and it was a hit, seconds for everyone! As most of the kids are missing one or more teeth, I used crushed Oreo's and Chips Ahoy (choc. chip cookies) in place of the nuts and toffee. Very good, 3 years old to Grandma all approved!"

bach418 User ID: 5632471 78243
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2012

"Awesome recipe! Took it to a Super Bowl party and the hostess asked to keep what was left! Made a second one for at home as it was nice to keep in the freezer for a quick dessert or snack! It looks like it was very time consuming and only took about 10 min. to make! Thank you for sharing."

patsgal User ID: 5814073 98092
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"So good and so easy! I gave this recipe to my sister when her daughter asked for an ice cream cake at the last minute for her party, and it was a big hit!! (and a lot cheaper!)"

Bubblesmagurty User ID: 6184491 134073
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

"I brought this to a Labor Day party and everyone loved it. I gave the recipe away and my husband wants it gain next weekend! :)"

dcox User ID: 1727650 169795
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2011

"I have made a similar version of this recipe and taken to church several times and they love it. So easy!!"

24rdld User ID: 3696999 209299
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"everyone LOVES this! and it's very easy to make!"

tamijax User ID: 4909000 81887
Reviewed May. 3, 2010

"I have a bit of a different version of this recipe, omitting the peanuts, use caramel sauce instead.It is also made good buy using a coffe flavoing in this recipe too!"

mdjacobs User ID: 3399235 170484
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2009

"Everyone loved this ice cream cake. I made it with vanilla ice cream sandwiches and peanut butter ice cream sandwiches. There was none left!"

pap0607 User ID: 1597066 98721
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2008

"my friend make this cake and used pineapple and cherries to make it a banana slipt cake. It was awesome."

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