Five Layer Ice Cream Bars

  • PrepTime: 30 Mins
  • CookTime: 8 Mins
  • TotalTime: 2 Hrs 40 Mins


  1. 1 ½ cups evaporated milk
  2. ⅔ cup chocolate chips
  3. ½ cup butter
  4. 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  6. 1 pound chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
  7. ½ cup melted butter
  8. ½ gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
  9. 1 ½ cups roasted Spanish peanuts
  10. 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine evaporated milk, 1/2 cup butter, chocolate chips, and confectioners' sugar. Bring to a boil, and cook 8 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla extract. Allow to cool thoroughly.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together crushed chocolate sandwich cookies and 1/2 cup melted butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan; freeze until firm. Spread softened ice cream over crust, then freeze until firm. Spread top with cooled fudge sauce, and sprinkle with peanuts; freeze until firm. Spread with whipped topping, and freeze until firm, or overnight.
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