Cheerios and Ice Cream Crunch

Use your favorite ice cream flavor or frozen yogurt to make this crunchy, cool treat.

  • 30 Min
  • 1 Hr 30 Min
  • 6


  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • cup Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts or peanuts
  • quart ice cream, slightly softened
  •  Fresh berries or cherries, if desired
Nutrition Information:

Beta-Carotene: 4%, Calories: 370, Calories from Fat: 200, Cholesterol: 40 mg, Low-Fat Milk: 1/2, Omega-3: 1 g, Potassium: 290 mg, Sodium: 210 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 39 g, Dietary Fiber: 2 g, Total Fat: 22 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 5 g, Protein: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 8 g, Sugars: 29 g, Trans Fat: 3 g, Dairy: 1 1/2 c, Fats & Oils: 2 tsp


  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar and butter, stirring constantly, until thick and smooth. Reduce heat to low; stir in cereal and nuts. Cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 2
    Spread in thin layer on ungreased cookie sheet; cool.
  • 3
    Crumble into bite-size pieces. Spread half the pieces in 8-inch square pan; spread with ice cream. Top with remaining pieces. Place in freezer about 1 hour or until frozen. Garnish with fresh berries.
  • tips
    Serving Idea:

    Garnish with fresh strawberries, raspberries or blueberries.

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