Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Dessert


  • 1 12-count (3.5 oz each) box ice cream sandwiches: vanilla, chocolate chip or mint flavor
  • 1 jar (11.75 oz) hot fudge ice cream sauce
  • 2 cups Chocolate Cheerios (plus extra for garnish if desired)
  • 1 tub (12 oz) whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 Betty Crocker (7 oz) Decorating Cookie Icing, chocolate flavor
  • 1 Betty Crocker (7 oz) Decorating Cookie Icing, red
  • with maraschino cherries stems (for garnish, if desired)


1 _ Unwrap ice cream sandwiches and place in a 9x13 pan to cover bottom. Cut sandwiches to fit as needed. You may have one sandwich leftover, depending on the brand of sandwiches you use. Allow sandwiches to sit at room temperature a couple minutes, then press slightly to spread ice cream to edges of pan.

2 _ Microwave hot fudge sauce slightly, if needed, so it is easy to spread. Be careful not to heat too much so the fudge doesn't melt the ice cream. Pour fudge over ice cream sandwiches and spread in an even layer.

3 _ Sprinkle Chocolate Cheerios evenly over fudge layer.

4 _ Spread thawed whipped topping over Cheerios layer.

5 _ Drizzle cookie icing over whipped topping layer in any pattern as desired.

6 _ Freeze ice cream dessert for 3 hours or more until firm. (May be made a day ahead.) Allow to sit on counter a few minutes before slicing with a sharp knife dipped in hot water. Garnish if desired (see below) and serve immediately.

7 _ Optional garnish: Drain maraschino cherries. Set a cherry on top of each slice, stem up, and press lightly into whipped topping as needed. Thread Chocolate Cheerios on cherry stems and serve immediately.