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Minty Chocolatey Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kay Ellen Wilkins - wife of Cliff Wilkins, son of Bob & Ginny Wilkins

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. crushed chocolate graham crackers (about 20 squares)
1/3 c. butter, melted
1/4 c. sugar

1/2 gallon mint chocolate-chip ice cream, slightly softened

1 c. semisweet chocolate pieces
1/3 c. butter
1 c. powdered sugar
1 12-oz. can evaporated milk (1 1/2 c.)
1 tsp. vanilla

1 8-oz. container cool whip, thawed

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a bowl, combine crushed graham crackers, butter, and sugar. Press into the bottom of 9x13 pan. Set in freezer to chill for 5 minutes.
2. Cut ice cream into 1/2-inch thick slices and lay over the crumbs. Cover and return to freezer.
3. For chocolate sauce: in a saucepan, melt chocolate and butter. Add powdered sugar and milk. Cook and stir for about 20 minutes, until slightly thickened. Stir in vanilla. Cool sauce completely.
4. Pour chocolate sauce over mint chocolate ice cream and return to freezer for about 30 minutes or until firm.
5. Spread thawed dessert topping on top; freeze again until serving time.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
32
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is THE dessert that my family requests at every holiday! I warn you, the serving count is off - in our family it's more like 4!

 

 

 

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