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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Treat Tuesday #96...

Tuesday Treat - 
Ice Cream Banana Split Dessert 

*A family favorite.

*This one goes all the way back to my childhood.  We use to have it every year at our annual block party.

*We have served it many times in my own family and always gets rave reviews.


*2 cups of graham crackers, crushed                     *1/2 cup butter
* 2 to 3 bananas, sliced (in circles)                         *2 cups confectioners' sugar
*1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream                                   *1 and 1/2 cup evaporated milk
*1 cup chopped walnuts                                           *1 tsp. vanilla
*1 cup chocolate chips                                             *Cool Whip


-Cover bottom of a 9 x 13-inch pan with 1 cup graham crackers.
-Slice bananas and layer over crackers, covering crackers.
-Slice ice cream and lay over bananas; smooth ice cream slices together with knife.
-Sprinkle nuts over ice cream and freeze overnight.
-Melt chocolate chips and butter; add sugar and evaporated milk.
-Cook until thick, then add vanilla; cool.
-Spoon chocolate over ice cream; freeze until firm.
-Put Cool Whip over top and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of graham cracker crumbs; freeze
-Take out of freezer a little before serving to thaw so it is easier to cut.

Treat Tuesday - Middle Grade Novel

The Thing About Georgie by Lisa Graff

Treat Tuesday - Adult Novel

Back Roads
 by Tawni O'Dell

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