Crunchy Ice Cream Dessert

Vanilla ice cream is sandwiched with layers of cereal, peanuts and coconut. Start your meal preparation by making this dessert first, then put it in the freezer until its ready to serve!


12 servings


2 cups Rice Chex, crushed
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup chopped peanuts
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream*


In a bowl, combine the cereal, brown sugar, peanuts and coconut. Drizzle with butter; stir until combined. Press half of the mixture into an ungreased 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Cut ice cream into 3/4-inch thick slices; arrange evenly over crust. Top with remaining crumb mixture; press down lightly. Cover and freeze until serving.

Additional Information

* Purchase a rectangular-shaped package of ice cream for the easiest cutting.

Preparation: 25 minutes + freezing

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 piece) equals 286 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.

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