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Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

 

This ice cream sandwich cake is really starting to become my favorite last minute, crowd pleasing dessert. It’s super fast to whip together, no baking, and people LOVE IT! It’s always one of the first desserts to go, which to me, is a good sign of a winner.

It’s pretty freakin ridiculous how easy this ice cream sandwich cake is to make. Ice cream sandwiches, caramel, fudge, peanuts, and BAM, you’re  all set!

snickers ice cream sandwich cake recipe

You can certainly switch up the toppings and add crushed oreos, candy bars like Snickers, heath bits, or even change the ice cream sandwich flavor. I’ve tried many versions but I always come back to regular ol ice cream sandwiches and plain peanut, it’s just a classic and it works!

We call it Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich cake because it taste like those frozen snicker ice cream bars you get at the store. I love those things.

How many ice cream sandwiches to use??? The number of ice cream sandwiches you’ll need depends on your pan size. (this looks really nice in a loaf pan btw) My dish was probably about 8×10 and I used 12 ice cream sandwiches but really needed about 14 to fill in all the gaps. Whatever pan you use you’ll  probably still need to cut  a few ice cream sandwiches lengthwise or widthwise to fill in the gaps. Also make sure your pan is deep enough for at least two layers (about  3-4 inches deep is best for 2 layers, more if you plan on making a ton of layers.

 

Watch me make this Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich Cake from start to finish!

 

 

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Snickers Ice Cream Sandwich Cake
 
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Ingredients
  • About 14 ice cream sandwiches (8 x 10 dish)
  • Fudge spread
  • Caramel topping
  • Cool Whip
  • Peanuts (or any other kind of nuts, crushed candy or crushed cookies)
  • Chocolate syrup
Instructions
  1. Place a layer of ice cream sandwiches in the bottom of the dish.
  2. Spread on a layer of fudge.
  3. Sprinkle with peanuts and drizzle with caramel topping.
  4. Add on another layer of ice cream sandwiches
  5. Spread on a layer of fudge.
  6. Top with cool whip
  7. Sprinkle with peanuts
  8. Drizzle on caramel and chocolate syrup.
  9. Freeze for 3 hours.
  10. Slice into squares and serve!
Notes
~Different Versions~ I've made a strawberry shortcake version with cool whip, diced fresh strawberries and vanilla ice cream sandwiches that was really good. Also the birthday cake flavored ice cream sandwiches is really good with whipped buttercream frosting, cool whip, rushed vanilla wafers and sprinkles.
 

20 comments

  1. can you make namino bars

  2. I made this recipe last weekend with the kids. It was a hit. Everyone loved it. Thanks.

  3. Just made this!,needless to say,this cake was so delish!!.omg,so awesome that hubby couldn’t even wait for the full 3 hours for it to freeze,but it was still firm&super Savoy!thanks again!so excited to try the sweet potato pie recipe next!!I heart this blog!!:)

  4. I love your website and have cooked several of your easy recipes and am in love. I decided to make the Snickers Cake for my mom for Mother’s Day who LOVES Shickers. Everyone loved, loved, loved, this dessert. I was so happy that it put a smile on my mother’s face. I have been asked to make this again in a small batch for my niece, sister and son! You are amazing. I am going to make the strawberry short cake version next. P.S. I couldn’t find fudge spread and just used fudge ice cream topping and it tasted just fine.

  5. I LOOOOOOOOOVE how you cook, it is soo good, you have such a great skill! Thanks alot for putting this blog up you have helped me make many great desserts to maintain my family and kids without going to a restauraunt. THANKS AGAIN!!!!! :-)

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  7. Hello,Love your site and recipes. I haven’t really tried any (college student on a budget and no $$ to experiment with) however, I would like to try this dessert. Looks easy and inexpensive.

    i do have one question: have you ever tried The Pie Who Loved Me from Coldstone Creamery? I really want to make that into a pie like dessert, but no sure where to start. It’s made of cake batter ice cream, cheesecake ice cream, honey graham crackers, fudge and oreos. Any suggestions?

    Lastly, can you make a red velvet cheescake?

  8. All I can say is D-lish!!!! Amazed at how something so easy could taste so heavenly!!!! Thanks for the idea girl!!!

  9. I want to say is thank you soo much for everything you do I love how you cook and talk threw all your tatoruls you make it soo eazy forim deffanly going to try almost everything you make thank you soo much you a life savoer lol ……… :) :)

  10. This Dessert Did Not Make It Through The Night… Genius.. Was So Delicious.

  11. This looks great thank you sooooo much. keep up the great job

  12. OMG.. . I have to try this recipe! It’s only 9:30 & I want DESSERT!!! Monique, would you do a video for a reese’s peanut butter cake. . . . using box cake mix!!!! I know your shaking your head right now! LOL

  13. Great recipe!! Gotta make it!!

  14. Hi Monique,

    I make this dessert as well. Super easy like you said. Try it using Hershey Syrup in the can, but mix in 1/4 cup of creamy peanut butter. Chop the peanuts and cover top layer with Chocolate Magic Shell instead of chocolate sauce, everything else is the same. Just like you said….it’s a winner. I actually won a chocolate lovers dessert contest with this one. Thanks for sharing! BTW your son is adorable.

  15. Monique…girl I must make this. You are a genius! Love ya chic!

  16. Hi, Do you have a preferred fudge spread? I’m sorry to say that I’m not familiar with fudge spread…I only know Nutella

    Thanks

    • HI I’M ALSO A REVIEWER, AND THIS SITE & THIS RECIPE IS INCREDIBLE, THE CHOCOLATE SPREAD I FOUND AND USE IN MY AREA IS MADE BY HERSHEY IN A GLASS JAR. I FOUND IT IN THE SAME ISLE AS THE PEANUT BUTTER AND FLUFF ETC. HOPE THIS HELPS

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