Turtle Brownie Ice Cream Dessert

As tempting as a sundae, these frozen treats feature chewy brownies studded with pecans, then crowned with ultra-rich ice-cream and hot fudge.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

Brownies

1
box (1 lb 3.8 oz) fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs
1/2
cup chopped pecans

Filling

2
quarts (8 cups) dulce de leche ice cream, slightly softened
1/2
cup hot fudge topping, heated until warm
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1
cup frozen (thawed) whipped topping, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brownie mix, oil, water and eggs 50 strokes with spoon. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 16 to 22 minutes or until center is set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool completely on wire rack, about 45 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon ice cream evenly over brownies; smooth with back of spoon or rubber spatula. Freeze uncovered until firm, about 3 hours.
  • 4 To serve, drizzle hot fudge topping over dessert with fork using quick strokes. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Let stand at room temperature about 5 minutes before cutting. Serve topped with whipped topping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brownie mix, oil, water and eggs 50 strokes with spoon. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans. Spread batter in pan.
  • 2 Bake 16 to 22 minutes or until center is set. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Cool completely on wire rack, about 45 minutes.
  • 3 Spoon ice cream evenly over brownies; smooth with back of spoon or rubber spatula. Freeze uncovered until firm, about 3 hours.
  • 4 To serve, drizzle hot fudge topping over dessert with fork using quick strokes. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup pecans. Let stand at room temperature about 5 minutes before cutting. Serve topped with whipped topping.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Vanilla ice cream can be used in place of the dulce de leche ice cream. Drizzle the bars with 1/2 cup caramel topping as well as with the hot fudge.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
230),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
180mg
180%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
36g
36%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.