Frozen Chocolate Dessert Recipe - Easy and Delicious

Frozen Chocolate Dessert

Frozen Chocolate Dessert Recipe - Easy and Delicious
Region / culture: USA | Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Servings: 12


Frozen Chocolate Dessert
Frozen Chocolate Dessert

Frozen Chocolate Dessert is a delicious and decadent treat that is perfect for any occasion. This frozen dessert is made with layers of chocolate cookies, ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and nuts. It is a crowd-pleaser and is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.


The Frozen Chocolate Dessert recipe has been a favorite among families for generations. It is a classic dessert that is often served at summer gatherings, potlucks, and holiday parties. The combination of chocolate cookies, ice cream, and whipped cream creates a rich and indulgent dessert that is loved by all.


How to prepare

  1. Mix 0.5 cup of melted butter with crushed Hydrox chocolate cookies.
  2. Put the mixture in two 9" x 13" pans and freeze.
  3. Divide 0.5 gallon of softened ice cream in half. (I slice the ice cream into slices.)
  4. Spread the ice cream evenly over the crust.
  5. Return the pans to the freezer.
  6. In a saucepan, combine evaporated milk, sugar, butter, and chocolate squares. Cook the mixture on medium to low heat until it thickens. Stir constantly to avoid burning.
  7. Allow the mixture to cool, then spread it over the frozen ice cream. Return the pans to the freezer.
  8. Whip 1 pt (473 ml) of whipping cream with a little sugar. Spread the whipped cream over the frozen chocolate mixture. Top with chopped walnuts and freeze.


  • Use different flavors of ice cream such as mint chocolate chip or cookies and cream.
  • Add crushed candy bars or chocolate chips to the layers for extra sweetness.
  • Top with fresh berries or sliced bananas for a fruity twist.


  1. Makes two 9x13 inches pans of dessert
  2. Nice to make ahead when having large crowd
  3. Can be kept 1 month in freezer. Enjoy.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to crush the chocolate cookies finely for the crust to hold together well.

- Allow the ice cream to soften slightly before spreading it over the crust to make it easier to work with.

- Be sure to constantly stir the chocolate sauce while cooking to prevent burning.

- Whip the cream until stiff peaks form for a light and fluffy topping.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Frozen Chocolate Dessert with a drizzle of chocolate sauce and a sprinkle of chopped nuts for added flavor and texture.

Cooking Techniques

Be sure to freeze each layer before adding the next to ensure that the dessert sets properly.

- Use a sharp knife to slice the dessert into squares for serving.

Ingredient Substitutions

Use graham crackers or Oreo cookies in place of the chocolate cookies for the crust.

- Substitute almond or soy milk for the evaporated milk for a dairy-free option.

Make Ahead Tips

The Frozen Chocolate Dessert can be made ahead of time and stored in the freezer for up to a week. Simply remove from the freezer and allow to thaw slightly before serving.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Frozen Chocolate Dessert in individual ramekins or parfait glasses for a more elegant presentation. Garnish with a sprig of mint or a dusting of cocoa powder for a finishing touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the Frozen Chocolate Dessert with a glass of cold milk or a cup of hot coffee for a delicious and satisfying dessert experience.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Frozen Chocolate Dessert in an airtight container in the freezer for up to a week. To reheat, allow to thaw slightly at room temperature before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 350 per serving


Carbohydrates: 35g per serving


Total Fat: 20g per serving

Saturated Fat: 10g per serving


Protein: 4g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Calcium: 10% of daily value per serving

Iron: 6% of daily value per serving


Contains: dairy, nuts


This Frozen Chocolate Dessert is a rich and indulgent treat that is high in fat and carbohydrates. It is best enjoyed in moderation as a special treat.


Frozen Chocolate Dessert is a classic and indulgent treat that is perfect for any occasion. With layers of chocolate cookies, ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and nuts, this dessert is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Enjoy this rich and decadent dessert with family and friends for a delicious and memorable treat.

How did I get this recipe?

I vividly recall the moment I first laid eyes on this recipe for Frozen Chocolate Dessert. It was a hot summer day, much like today, and I was visiting my dear friend Margaret for our weekly bridge game. As we sat at the kitchen table shuffling cards and sipping on iced tea, Margaret announced that she had a special treat for us after the game.

I watched in awe as Margaret effortlessly whipped up a decadent chocolate dessert that was both creamy and frozen at the same time. The rich chocolate flavor combined with the cool, refreshing texture was unlike anything I had ever tasted before. I knew right then and there that I had to learn how to make this delicious treat for myself.

After our game of bridge was over, Margaret graciously shared the recipe with me. She explained that she had learned it from her own grandmother, who had passed it down through the generations. I listened carefully as Margaret detailed each step, from mixing the chocolate pudding to folding in the whipped cream.

As I left Margaret's house that day, I couldn't wait to try my hand at making Frozen Chocolate Dessert. I gathered all the necessary ingredients and set to work in my own kitchen. The smell of chocolate filled the air as I carefully followed Margaret's instructions, making sure to whip the cream to just the right consistency and fold it gently into the pudding mixture.

After hours of chilling in the freezer, I eagerly took my first bite of the finished dessert. It was even better than I remembered, with the perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess. I knew then that this recipe would become a staple in my own kitchen, and I made a mental note to pass it down to my own grandchildren one day.

Over the years, I have made Frozen Chocolate Dessert countless times, each time adding my own little twist to the recipe. Sometimes I would sprinkle crushed cookies on top for added crunch, or drizzle it with caramel sauce for a touch of sweetness. No matter how I decided to serve it, the dessert always received rave reviews from family and friends alike.

As I continued to perfect my recipe for Frozen Chocolate Dessert, I also learned more about its origins. It turns out that this delicious treat has been passed down through many generations of my family, with each cook adding their own unique touch to the recipe. I felt a sense of pride knowing that I was carrying on a tradition that had been cherished by my ancestors for decades.

Today, whenever I make Frozen Chocolate Dessert, I can't help but think back to that fateful day at Margaret's house when I first discovered the recipe. It has become more than just a dessert to me; it is a connection to my past and a way to honor the memories of those who came before me. I am grateful for the opportunity to share this special treat with my loved ones, knowing that it will continue to bring joy and comfort for years to come.


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