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Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert

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This Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert is a recipe I got years ago from a Quick Cooking magazine (now called Simple and Delicious magazine). It is quick, easy, and a fun dessert for Summer. It would also be great to serve as a cool treat on the 4th of July. You could easily swap out the nuts on top for patriotic sprinkles to make it more festive for the holiday.

Ice cream sandwiches are great, but they are even better when you add in hot fudge topping, chopped nuts, and whipped topping. Love it! Think of this like a ice cream sandwich lasagna. Instead of noodles you have ice cream sandwiches. Fudge, nuts, and whipped topping are used instead of ricotta cheese and sauce.  This is a fabulous tasty dessert!

Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert | realmomkitchen.com

Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert | realmomkitchen.com

Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert | realmomkitchen.com

Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert

Real Mom Kitchen

  • 24 ice cream sandwiches
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 jar (11-3/4 ounces) hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1 cup salted peanuts (I use an ice cream nut topping that was a mixture of peanuts and pecans)
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  • Cut one ice cream sandwich in half. Place one whole and one half sandwich along a short side of an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. pan.
  • Arrange eight sandwiches in opposite direction in the pan. Spread with half of the whipped topping. Spoon fudge topping by teaspoonfuls onto whipped topping. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup peanuts. Repeat layers with remaining ice cream sandwiches whipped topping and peanuts (the pan will be full).
  • Cover and freeze for up to 2 months. Remove from the freezer 20 minutes before serving. Cut into squares. Serves 15.
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This is the original photo from when this post was originally published on July 16, 2009.

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  1. I made this with coursely chopped Oreos in place of the nuts, and real whipped cream (1 pint of whipping cream, sweetened with sugar and vanilla) in place of the Cool Whip. Delicious!

  2. Boy this definitely caught my eye! 🙂 Something about chocolate and ice cream… 🙂 I linked to your website through the Summer Social Retreat guest list. Excited to see you there!

  3. I made this for my daughter's birthday party today and everyone loved it! Thanks for the yummy recipe.

  4. This really looks good! I've seen Neapolitan ice cream sandwiches in Albertson's, and might try this using them. Thanks for the nice recipe.

  5. When I make this dessert I add crushed Butterfingers bars or M&M's between the layers. The kids love it!

  6. I just found your blog and love it! I'll be following it now!
    I've had this recipe clipped for years from Quick Cooking – just saw it in my want to try folder the other day. Glad to know it is a good one. I'll have to give it a try this summer!
    Thanks for sharing!

  7. I was just thinking about these the other day – I had them a couple years ago at a party and was trying to remember how to recreate them, because they were so delicious and easy. Thanks so much for posting this – I will be making these this weekend!!

  8. I saw a similar recipe on the Kraft site. Our Walmart sells "Banana Split" ice cream sandwiches so I used those for a little variety – sooo easy and sooo yummy!!!

    This would be excellent for a get together…but I don't know if I could share! ha ha