Chocolate Peanut Freeze

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This layered ice cream dessert tastes a lot like a popular candy bar. It is so easy to assemble. Enjoy!

Chocolate Peanut Freeze

Total Time: Prep: 25 + freezing
Yield: 15-18 servings

Ingredients

2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
1 cup butter, divided
2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 package (15-1/2 ounces) Oreo cookies
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
1-1/2 cups salted peanuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

1. In a large saucepan, combine the confectioners’ sugar, milk, 1/2 cup butter and chocolate chips. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 8 minutes or until slightly thickened. Refrigerate until cool.

2. Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender, cover and process cookies until finely crushed. In a large bowl, melt remaining butter; stir in crushed cookies. Press into a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Refrigerate until firm.

3. Spread ice cream over crust; freeze. Stir peanuts into chilled chocolate mixture. Spread over ice cream. Cover and freeze for 3-4 hours or until firm. remove from the freezer 5 minutes before serving.

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