Minty Ice Cream Squares

Mint ice cream is layered with chocolately cream and frozen for a refreshingly cool and colorful treat.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2
cups coarsely crushed chocolate or regular graham crackers (about 20 cracker squares)
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
carton (1/2 gallon) green mint chocolate chip ice cream, slightly softened
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2/3
cup whipping cream
16
thin rectangular creme de menthe chocolate candies, unwrapped
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat butter and cocoa over medium heat, stirring frequently, until butter is melted and mixture is well blended. Remove from heat. Stir in graham cracker crumbs and powdered sugar. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press mixture to form crust.
  • 2 Place heaping spoonfuls of ice cream on crust. With back of spoon, lightly press and smooth ice cream. Freeze 30 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat chocolate chips and whipping cream over low heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until melted. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 Drizzle chocolate mixture over ice cream. Arrange candies on top so each serving has 1 candy. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes before cutting into squares.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    28g
    28%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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