Frozen Peanut Butter Dessert | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Frozen Peanut Butter Dessert


30 vanilla creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, finely crushed

3 Tbsp. butter, melted

1 cup creamy peanut butter

1-3/4 qt. (7 cups) vanilla ice cream, softened

1 tub (8 oz.) COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)

1-1/2 pkg. (4 oz. each) BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate (6 oz.), broken into pieces

1/2 cup PLANTERS COCKTAIL Peanuts, coarsely chopped


  1. COMBINE cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 13×9-inch pan. Freeze until ready to use. Microwave peanut butter in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; stir. Swirl peanut butter into ice cream; spread over crust. Freeze 30 min.
  2. MICROWAVE COOL WHIP and chocolate in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 min. or until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute.
  3. SPREAD COOL WHIP mixture over ice cream layer; top with nuts. Freeze 4 hours. Remove from freezer 10 min. before serving; let stand at room temperature to soften slightly before cutting to serve.