Creamy Frozen Orange Squares

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Ingredients

2/3
cup coarsely chopped blanched almonds
5
tablespoons butter
60
vanilla wafer cookies, finely crushed (2 cups)
5
cups vanilla ice cream (from 1/2 gallon), softened
5
cups orange sherbet (from 3 pints), softened
1/2
pint (1 cup) whipping cream, whipped
Orange peel curls, if desired

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In medium skillet, toast almonds over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown. Immediately remove from heat; reserve 2 tablespoons for topping.
  • 2 Add butter to remaining almonds in skillet; stir until butter is melted. Add cookie crumbs; mix well. Press mixture in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Cool completely, about 10 minutes.
  • 3 In large bowl, stir ice cream and sherbet until partially blended. Spoon over cooled crust; smooth top. Cover; freeze until firm, at least 4 hours.
  • 4 To serve, cut dessert into squares; place on individual dessert plates. Garnish each with whipped cream, reserved toasted almonds and orange curl.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Make this dessert and freeze it up to four days ahead of time. Transfer it to the refrigerator and let it soften 20 minutes before cutting and serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Potassium
270mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
29g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.