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Description Edit

The key ingredients in this dessert are the ice cream, rice cereal, shredded coconut, and nuts. This sweet, ice-cold dish is great for other desserts and keeps a soothing taste with the ice cream. Puffed rice often replaces rice cereal and works for this too.

Ingredients Edit

  • 8 cups ice cream, any flavor
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal or (3 cups puffed rice)
  • 2 cups shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 ½ cups toasted, chopped nuts (almonds or peanuts)
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • sliced coconut meat, optional

Directions Edit

  1. Soften ice cream in the refrigerator between 30 and 50 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together cereal, coconut, nuts, sugar and butter.
  3. Spread half of the cereal mixture into the bottom of baking dish then spoon ice cream over top smoothing with back of a spoon.
  4. Sprinkle the remaining cereal mixture over top and freeze until set.
  5. Let stand at room temperature for 5 minutes then cut into squares with the chef's knife. Serve cold and plain. Top with the sliced coconut meat, if desired.