Creamy Frozen Orange Squares

Relish this frozen orange bars made from cookie crumbs, almonds, ice cream and orange sherbet garnished with whipped cream.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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