Pick-Your-Flavor Ice Cream Cake


  • 1 (18 ounce) packagesmall chocolate chip cookies, divided (must be store-bought not soft cookies)
  • 1⁄4 cup melted butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1⁄2 cups hershey's hot fudge topping, divided (or use favorite brand)
  • 2 quarts ice cream, divided (slightly softened but not melted, use any flavor desired)
  • whipped cream (use any amount desired to garnish)
  • maraschino cherry (use any amount to garnish)


1 _ Prepare a 9-inch springform pan.

2 _ Finely crush only HALF of the small cookies to make the crumbs.

3 _ Place in a bowl with melted butter or margarine and 2 tablespoons sugar; mix to combine.

4 _ Press into the bottom of the springform pan.

5 _ Stand the remaining cookies around the edge of the pan.

6 _ Spread 1 cup hot fudge sauce over the crust.

7 _ Freeze for about 30-40 minutes.

8 _ Spread 1-quart of the slightly softened ice cream over the chocolate sauce; freeze for about 20-30 minutes.

9 _ Using an ice cream scooper scoop the remaining quart of ice cream into balls and arrange over the spreaded ice cream.

10 _ Freeze for about 4 hours or until completely firm.

11 _ To serve, garnish with remainder of fudge topping, whipped cream and cherries.