Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

Mix crème de menthe, whipped cream and French vanilla ice cream with a homemade crumble crust.
By Anna Overcash Rotz
March 2013
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“Grandma’s Apron Strings” is a collection of homestyle recipes and celebrations of grandmothers.
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Our cherished, childhood memories connect us to the past and to our heritage. Anna Overcash Rotz celebrates all things “grandma” by taking a walk down memory lane and sharing special moments from the lives of the grandmas, to help trigger memories of your own childhood. In Grandma’s Apron Strings, there are nicknames used for grandmas, famous quotes about grandmas and a variety of observations from a way of life that has drifted into the past. The book also includes favorite family recipes and comfort foods to pass down to future generations. The following excerpt is a guide to making an easy, decadent dessert. 

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Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

60 Town House/Ritz crackers, crumbled
1/4 lb. butter, melted
2 quarts French Vanilla Ice Cream
1 pt. lime sherbet
1/2 cup crème de menthe
1 large (16 oz.) container Cool Whip

Mix crackers and melted butter. Spread in a 9x13 pan. Blend softened ice cream, sherbet, Cool Whip and crème de menthe together.

Pour over crumb mixture and freeze. Garnish with mini chocolate chips. Cut in squares before serving.

Recipes from Grandma’s Apron Strings:

Family Recipes: 4 Recipes from Grandma’s Kitchen 
Baked Squash Casserole Recipe   
Roast Venison Recipe
Chicken Corn Soup Recipe With Rivels  

Reprinted with permission from Grandma’s Apron Strings by Anna Overcash Rotz. Buy this book from our store: Grandma’s Apron Strings.

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