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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  • 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; 17 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 37 mg cholesterol; 255 mg sodium. 221 mg potassium; 63 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 38 g sugar; 5 g protein; 243 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 111 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;