For a cool treat on a hot day, check out this terrific make-ahead dessert.
cups graham cracker crumbs (24 squares)
cup butter or margarine, melted
gallon (8 cups) strawberry ice cream, slightly softened
jar (16 oz) hot fudge topping
cups miniature marshmallows (from 10.5-oz bag)
Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix crust ingredients. Firmly press in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 10 minutes or until browned. Cool 15 minutes.
Spoon 4 cups of the ice cream over cooled crust, spreading evenly. Spoon 1/3 cup of the hot fudge topping into small microwavable bowl; cover and refrigerate. Microwave remaining topping in uncovered jar on High 1 minute or until softened. Stir topping; spoon and spread over ice cream in crust. Spoon and spread remaining 4 cups ice cream over topping. Freeze until firm, 4 hours or overnight.
Set oven control to broil. Top dessert evenly with marshmallows. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until marshmallows are lightly browned. Freeze cake 3 hours.
Before serving, microwave reserved 1/3 cup hot fudge topping uncovered on High 10 seconds. Stir; drizzle topping over dessert. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Create a different ice cream dessert by substituting your favorite ice cream and/or ice cream topping.
Crush the graham crackers in a resealable food-storage plastic bag with a rolling pin, or use a food processor and pulse crackers until crushed.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.