Crunchy Caramel or Chocolate Dessert
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1/2 pound [227 g] soft margarine
  • 2 cups [280 g] flour
  • 1 cup [250 mL] chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 1 [11 1/2-ounce / 326-mL] jar chocolate or caramel ice cream topping
  • 15 cups [3.75 L] softened vanilla ice cream
  • Preheat oven to 350°F [180°C].
  • Mix together soft margarine, flour, chopped nuts, brown sugar and quick-cooking rolled oats.
  • Evenly spread mixture onto a cookie sheet.
  • Bake into preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  • Leave to cool, then crumble mixture.
  • Sprinkle half of crumbs over the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch [23 x 33-cm] glass baking dish.
  • Slowly pour half of chocolate or caramel ice cream topping all over the crumbs.
  • Top with softened vanilla ice cream.
  • Sprinkle ice cream with remaining crumbs.
  • Drizzle with remaining chocolate or caramel ice cream topping.
  • Freeze until hard.
  • Leave to rest at room temperature for 10 minutes before serving.