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Frozen Grasshopper Torte

I first made this minty cool torte for a ladies' meeting at our church. I’m still making it, and the compliments keep coming. —Elma Penner, Oak Bluff, Manitoba
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + freezing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups crushed Oreo cookies (about 40 cookies)
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 pint (2 cups) vanilla ice cream, softened if necessary
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 drops green food coloring, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine crushed cookies and melted butter; toss until coated. Reserve 1/4 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture onto bottom of a 9-in. springform pan or 13x9-in. dish. Freeze 10 minutes. Spread ice cream over crust. Freeze, covered, until firm.
  • In a bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form. In a large bowl, mix marshmallow creme, milk, extract and, if desired, food coloring until blended. Fold in whipped cream.
  • Spread over ice cream. Sprinkle with reserved cookie mixture. Freeze, covered, until firm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 385 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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