Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 36 minutes
Yield: 16 servings
- 1/2 lb. crushed chocolate sandwich cookies
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
- 4 cups powdered sugar
- 1 pint half and half
- 12 oz. pkg. semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 cup salted peanuts, chopped, if desired
In large saucepan, combine powdered sugar, half and half, chocolate chips and butter. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and cook, stirring constantly, for 8-12 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat and add vanilla; stir to blend. Let sauce cool completely.
If desired, sprinkle peanuts over ice cream. Pour sauce over peanuts and return pan to freezer. Cover and freeze for 4-6 hours until firm.