peanut butter - chocolate cookie ice cream cake

★★★★★ 2
By Eleni B
from Chicago, IL

I got this recipe from my "Real Family Food" cook book.

★★★★★ 2
serves About 16
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For peanut butter - chocolate cookie ice cream cake

  • 1
    9 oz. package chocolate wafer cookies
  • 3/4 c
    natural peanut butter
  • 1 pt
    each vanilla chocolate-chip, chocolate, and vanilla fudge ice cream
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 oz
    semisweet chocolate, grated (optional)

How To Make peanut butter - chocolate cookie ice cream cake

  • 1
    Line a 9-inch square baking dish with two 24-inch sheets of plastic wrap, allowing excess to hang over sides. Arrange 9 cookies flat side down in bottom of pan and 3 cookies standing up against each side.
  • 2
    Warm peanut butter in microwave for 30 seconds; drizzle 1/4 cup on cookies in pan. Spoon chocolate-chip ice cream on top and cover with 8 cookies. Repeat layering twice with remaining peanut butter, each remaining pint of ice cream and remaining cookies. Cover with overhanging plastic wrap and press down to compress layers. Cover with a second sheet of plastic wrap and freeze for at least 3 hours and up to 1 week.
  • 3
    To unmold, dip pan into warm water, unwrap cake and invert a platter on top. Flip cake over and remove pan and wrap. Return cake to freezer.
  • 4
    Whip cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff. Spread on cake and sprinkle with chocolate, if desired.
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