If you are someone who enjoys mint + chocolate + cookies + more chocolate + more mint…. well, you are going to love this Frozen Mint Chip Chocolate Dessert! This recipe is a mint chocolate lover’s dream! Yep, and you can also make it gluten-free, so it’s a definite win-win!
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The recipe starts with a bottom crust made from crushed mint chocolate cookies. Next, the crushed cookie layer is topped with a layer of softened chocolate ice cream, then another layer of softened mint chip ice cream.
It’s always fun to serve delicious desserts on pretty dessert plates. I borrowed pretty vintage dessert plates from my mother. I think the green color in the glass plates goes splendidly with the colors of this dessert!
Frozen Mint Chip Chocolate Dessert
- 2 packages (14 ounces, each) mint flavored chocolate cookies (GF version: use a gluten-free brand of cookies)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 (12.8 ounce) jar hot fudge topping (GF version: use a gluten-free brand)
- 1/2 gallon chocolate ice cream, softened
- 1/2 gallon mint chip ice cream, softened
- *(GF version: use a gluten-free brand)
- 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, whipped
- 1 cup chopped Andes Chocolate Mints (GF Option: use a gluten-free brand of candy)
- Crush cookies in a food processor. Combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press into a lightly greased 13" by 9" baking dish. Freeze for 30 minutes.
- Spread softened chocolate ice cream over the crust and freeze until firm (about 30 minutes).
- Spread softened mint chip ice cream over crust and freeze until firm (about another 30 minutes). Drizzle chocolate sauce over top of ice cream.
- Whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form; spread on top of frozen dessert. Garnish with chopped Andes Chocolate Mint candies. Freeze until firm, or overnight.
- When ready to serve, remove from freezer and allow to set for 5 minutes. Cut and serve.
This dessert makes enough for a crowd so it’s perfect to serve at a party or for the holidays. (Think St. Patrick’s Day!) For smaller parties or gatherings, feel free to divide the recipe in half.
What’s your favorite minty dessert?
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