Easy Mudpie Ice Cream Cake Dessert

Easy Mudpie Ice Cream Cake Dessert

When I was working it was fun to make this dessert to celebrate a birthday. This recipe always received a lot of good reviews. It is an easy way to make a special dessert that is served with love.

This Classic Mudpie Ice Cream Cake Dessert is one of those recipes you should have in your collection.  Cheaper than a Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake this one is simple and easy to make. It assembles in minutes and makes a decandent dessert every time.

If you’re looking for a quick, and absolutely delicious summer dessert to make….this Mudpie Ice Cream Cake Dessert is it!

Their is no baking required! If there’s one dessert you need to make, it’s this One!!


It is typically  a rich chocolate dessert, usually composed of multiple layers.  It usually has a chocolate cookie crust and topped with chocolate sauce, nuts, chocolate cookie crumbs, or chocolate shavings.


  • Oreos
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Spanish Peanuts
  • Ice cream
  • Confectioners’ sugar
  • Evaporated milk
  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate chips

Mudpie Ice Cream Cake Dessert stores well for at a month when kept frozen. Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and keep it in your freezer. 

Once sliced, drizzle a little additional chocolate syrup on top , and don’t forget a dollop of homemade whipped cream.

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 24


  • 1 20 ounce package chocolate sandwich cookies
  • 1/2 cup melted margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped Spanish peanuts
  • 1/2 gallon softened vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups  confectioners' sugar
  • 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup  margarine
  • 1 tsp  vanilla extract (I double this)


  • Combine crushed cookies in large bowl with melted margarine and peanuts. Press mixture into a 9×13 inch baking dish and freeze until cold.
  • Spread softened ice cream over cold crust and freeze until set.
  • Combine confectioners' sugar, evaporated milk, chocolate chips, 1/2 cup margarine and vanilla in large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 7 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and cool completely; pour mixture over ice cream and freeze until set.
  • This recipe and picture has been adapted from All Recipes.
Keyword ice cream dessert