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Grampa Jim's Choco Mint Freeze Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lexi Campbell
Added: Thursday, November 13, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c of crushed vanilla wafers

8 tbsp melted butter

1/2 gallon softened peppermint stick ice cream

8 squares unsweetened chocolate

6 well-beaten egg yolks

3 cups confectioners' sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

2 tbsp vanilla extract

6 egg whites

1 cup butter



Directions:
Directions:
Toss together vanilla wafers and softened butter. Set cup aside. Grease 9by 13 pan and spread the 2 cups of wafer/butter mixture in the bottom. Press down.

Spoon ice cream onto pan. Freeze for an hour and 45 min.

Put one cup butter and chocolate squares on stovetop at low heat. Gradually stir in egg yolks, confectioners' sugar, pecans, and vanilla.

Refrigerate.

Beat egg whites until small peaks form.

Fold egg whites into sauce.

Spread sauce onto ice cream.

Sprinkle on remaining wafer mixture and freeze for a while longer.

Devour!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min plus chilling time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of Jim's best desserts...my favorite ice cream is peppermint stick so of course this is a favorite of mine too. Try it; you'll like it!!!!!!

 

 

 

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