Mom's Special Occasion Ice Cream Cookie Dessert

READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR COOKIES:
  • Bake cookies according to package directions; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Chop cooled cookies into small pieces.
  • FOR WALNUT MIX:
  • Preheat oven to 375; grease 8" square cake pan.
  • Combine walnuts, butter, and brown sugar in small bowl. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes; stir well. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  • FOR CHOCOLATE SAUCE:
  • Combine evaporated milk, morsels, powdered sugar, baking bar and butter in medium, heavy-duty saucepan.
  • Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted. Reduce heat to low; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Cool completely.
  • TO ASSEMBLE:
  • Wrap outside of 9 or 10 inch springform pan with foil.
  • Spread 1/3 of crumbled cookies on the bottom of pan. Top with half of the ice cream and half of the chocolate sauce.
  • Combine remaining crumbled cookies and walnut mixture in medium bowl.
  • Spread half of the cookie-walnut mixture over chocolate sauce.
  • Top with remaining ice cream, chocolate sauce (reserving 2 tablespoons) and cookie-walnut mixture.
  • Place remaining 2 tablespoons chocolate sauce in small, heavy-duty plastic bag. Cut a hole in corner of bag, squeeze to drizzle chocolate sauce over top of dessert.
  • Freeze at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • To Serve, let stand at room temperature 20 minutes. Remove side of springform pan. Cut into slices.
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