In our neck of the woods, July is full of steaming hot & humid days...this creamy, minty recipe is just right for cooling off. Even better, you can make dessert without heating up the kitchen!
You'll find this recipe in our book, Christmas with Family & Friends. Bet you didn't think you'd be pulling out that book this month...let's just call it Christmas in July!Friendship Peppermint Mud Pie
14-oz. pkg. chocolate sandwich cookies,
crushed and divided
6 T. butter, melted
1/2 gal. peppermint ice cream
16-oz. jar hot fudge ice cream topping
8-oz. container frozen whipped
Set aside 1/4 cup cookie crumbs. Combine remaining cookie crumbs and melted butter in a large bowl. Toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 13" x 9" baking pan; press firmly to cover bottom of pan. Slice ice cream into 1/2-inch slices and layer over crumb crust. Freeze until solid. At serving time, spoon fudge topping over ice cream and spread whipped topping to edges. Sprinkle with reserved cookie crumbs. Makes 12 servings.