Chocolate Vanilla Wafer Dessert

Printable Recipe

  • 1 box vanilla wafer cookies, crushed
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cups butter
  • 2 squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 eggs, separated (whites together/yolks together)
  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
Cooking Directions
  1. Mix cookie crumbs with melted butter.
  2. Set aside 1 cup.
  3. Press remaining crumb mixture into the bottom of a 9 x 13 pan.
  4. In a double boiler, melt 3/4 cups butter and chocolate together.
  5. Stir.
  6. Add powdered sugar.
  7. Beat the egg yolks and add them to the chocolate mixture.
  8. Stir.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Beat the egg whites and fold into the chocolate mixture.
  11. Pour chocolate mixture over cookie crumbs.
  12. Slice the ice cream and place slices over the chocolate mixture.
  13. Sprinkle reserved cookie crumbs on top and freeze.
Holly's Note:
This is our traditional Christmas Eve dessert. My mom makes it every year and it is my favorite dessert. It's perfect for any time of year!


  1. Yum! This sounds delicious!

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

  2. Oh my - the sliced ice cream on top makes this so special! And I like the extra crumbs on top too.

    Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays. Hope to see you back next week.

  3. Oh that looks so good! I might have to try it minus the eggs. Hmmms

  4. This looks delicious Holly. I have all the ingredients! Will make soon :) Thanks for sharing it on the Art of Home-Making Mondays this week.

  5. This looks fantastic and I am sure it tastes as good as it looks, thanks for sharing this at Good Morning Mondays. Blessings

  6. Oh lovely! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays x

  7. I've never seen anything like this! My son loves vanilla wafers and ice cream is just about is favorite thing in the world. This is perfect for him.
    Thank you for sharing with See Ya in the Gumbo!

  8. I love this idea, looks so good! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!


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