Purchased shortbread cookies and ice cream make the base of this dessert. Then it's topped with a warm pear and caramel sauce.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
5 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place a small scoop of ice cream on the bottoms of half of the cookies. Top with remaining cookies, bottom sides down, pressing together lightly. Place in an airtight container and freeze until ready to serve, up to 1 week.

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  • To serve, combine pears and caramel topping in a small saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat until pears start to soften, 5 to 8 minutes. Remove ice cream sandwiches from the freezer. Let stand about 5 minutes. Place 2 sandwiches in each of 8 serving bowls. Top with caramel mixture, nuts, and whipped cream, if you like. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

425 calories; fat 17g; cholesterol 37mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 63g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 38g; protein 5g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 1.8mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.2mg; folate 8.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 255mg; potassium 221mg; calcium 111.1mg; iron 1.1mg.
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