This cake was made all the time when I was growing up. It remains one of my all time favorite desserts. I am not normally a huge ice cream cake fan, but there is something about this combination that is so good! It is like a snickers bars bottom... so satisfying, right? Go get the stuff and make this as soon as the temperature rises. A great treat to cool you down on a hot day!
OREO ICE CREAM CAKE
- 1 container of vanilla or cookies and cream ice cream
- 1 package of reduced fat or reg. Oreo's, crushed
- 1/2 stick butter, melted
- 1 container of prepared chocolate icing
- 1 jar caramel sauce
- 8 oz salted peanuts
- 1 container ice cream
- 8-10 oz cool whip
Remove all bits of foil from icing container or transfer to microwave safe dish. Microwave about 30 seconds to soften icing. Mix and pour over cookies and carefully/gently spread evenly.
Pour caramel evenly over icing. Sprinkle peanuts evenly over caramel.
Remove ice cream from freezer and let sit at room temperature for about 5-10 minutes. Cut off sides and using a large knife slice it about 1" thick and place over peanuts evenly. Take whatever is left spread to cover cake evenly. Top with cool whip and cookie crumbs. Freeze at least 4 hours, overnight is best. Let sit at room temp for 10-15 minutes before cutting. Enjoy!