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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Ice Cream Torte

What’s not to love about peanut butter, chocolate, ice cream and Oreo cookies? This fancy peanut butter cup ice cream is a cinch to put together. Peanut butter ice cream cake is great to have on hand for unexpected guests this summer! —Dana Southwick, Manton, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 Oreo cookies
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1 quart chocolate ice cream, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 1 quart peanut butter ice cream with peanut butter cup pieces, softened
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 cups coarsely chopped miniature peanut butter cups

Directions

  • Place cookies in a food processor. Cover and pulse until fine crumbs form. Transfer to a large bowl and stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased 10-in. springform pan; cover and freeze for at least 15 minutes.
  • Spread chocolate ice cream into crust; cover and freeze until firm. Spread peanut butter over chocolate layer and top with peanut butter ice cream. Cover and freeze until firm.
  • Place chocolate chips in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream just to a boil. Pour over chocolate; whisk until smooth. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Spread over top of dessert. Immediately sprinkle with peanut butter cups. Cover and freeze for 1 hour before serving.

Test Kitchen Tips
  • Food historians believe ice cream originated in China, where eople made it out of snow instead of cream or milk.
  • To create a luscious treat that’s even richer in antioxidants, add some finely chopped dark chocolate to the ice cream.
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    • HappyAKMom
      Jul 23, 2015

      This dessert is quite simple to make and so delicious. Try to overlook the calorie count and just enjoy. This dessert was truly enjoyed by the family.

    • watermelonmuffin
      Feb 20, 2013

      Is this actually worth 1,001 calories?

    • smaggy
      Jan 5, 2013

      No comment left

    • cojon
      Jan 2, 2013

      1 slice equals 1,001 calories!!!!!!!!

    • Allison8788
      Jun 1, 2012

      Very easy to make! Extremely delicious!