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Oreo Ice Cream "Cake"

I recently had a birthday.  My daughter loves to help me in the kitchen, so I had her help me make a cake.  We decided to make an oreo ice cream "cake". 

I love all things oreo (except those weird flavored ones, like strawberry or bubble gum, or whatever they are).  This ice cream cake had the perfect amount of oreos.  It has a buttery oreo crust on the bottom, topped with vanilla ice cream, homemade chocolate sauce, whipped topping, and then topped off with a few more oreos. 

I made this recipe last summer, but forgot about it.  I found it on Becky Bakes, but changed it a little bit.  Some of the layers are straight from cartons, which is super easy and still yummy. 

I made my own chocolate sauce to drizzle between the layers of vanilla ice cream and whipped topping.  I used the chocolate sauce from my ├ęclair cake recipe.  You could just as well use a jar of hot fudge sauce. 

It's been several days since I finished off the last piece of this cake that was in the freezer.  Today my daughter asked if she could have some for lunch.  She was shocked that it was gone (and then realized that ice cream probably wouldn't stay frozen until lunchtime at school, even in her thermos).  A few hours later, my son asked if we had any left.  I guess they'll have to realize that ice cream cake doesn't last long at our house.

Oreo Ice Cream Cake
recipe adapted from Becky Bakes
* I made half of this recipe for my family and it was enough dessert for several days. 
  • 30 chocolate sandwich cookies (like Oreos)
  • 1/2 c. butter, melted
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 jar of hot fudge sauce or make your own, see recipe below
  • 2 - 8 oz containers whipped topping (like Cool Whip), softened   
  1. Crush cookies and mix with melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9x13 pan.     
  2. Spread softened ice cream over cookie crust.       
  3. Drizzle hot fudge sauce over ice cream.        
  4. Spread softened whipped topping on top of hot fudge sauce.    
  5. Freeze at least two hours before serving.     
Hot Fudge Sauce:  
  • 1/2 c. chocolate chips
  • 2 T. butter
  • 3 T. milk
  • 1 c. powdered sugar    
Melt chocolate chips over low heat and add all other ingredients. Beat well with wire whisk until smooth.        


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