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Caramel Pecan Ice Cream Dessert

"My mother passed this old-time recipe on th me because she knew I'd want to make it...I love desserts, especially this one!"
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, pecans, sugar and oats. Add butter; mix well. Spread in a thin layer on a large baking sheet with sides. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until golden. Crumble while warm; cool. Press half of crumb mixture into a 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Drizzle with half of caramel sauce; spread with ice cream. Top with remaining caramel sauce and crumbs. Cover and freeze. Remove from freezer 10 minutes before serving.

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My mother also passed this recipe down to me, except her recipe calls for caramel AND butterscotch drizzled on the top and bottom. This has been my absolute favorite receipe of all time! It's ...

One of the best deserts I've ever made! My husband goes GAGA over it. One thing I learned is that when making the crumble, you must use a baking pan and spread it thin. I used a glass baking ...

This was delicious. I doubled the recipe for a party and everyone loved it. Everyone thought I had to work hard to make such a great dessert, but it was so simple! I will make this again.

Served this at a party and all ages loved it!! I added Hot Fudge in addition to the Caramel. Also, used a "box" of ice cream which is now 1.5 quarts; it was plenty.

The crust/topping recipe is delicious. I modified this recipe for a dinner party dessert success. I made small ice cream balls, rolled 1/2 in chocolate and 1/2 in caramel sauce. Then I rolled...

This dessert won rave reviews from my guests. In fact they took the print out home with them. I substituted vanilla frozen yogourt for the ice cream & it was delicious.

I remember my Aunt Charlotte (who is a great cook!) making this dessert years ago so I'm thrilled to find the recipe. I didn't change anything except using walnuts in place of the pecans since ...

Wow! This was so so good! I used sugar free caramel topping. I only used one layer of the caramel because I didn't have enough of it. Oh my goodness, it was unbelievably good. Everyone enjoyed i...

Always delicious! I remember as a kid my neighbor gave my family the recipe for this and then we ended up loosing it. I have been looking for something similar, and here it is! So good!!!