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
freeze:
several hours to 1 week
cook:
5 mins
stand:
5 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; total fat 17g; saturated fat 6g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 37mg; sodium 255mg; potassium 221mg; carbohydrates 63g; fiber 2g; sugar 38g; protein 5g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 8mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 111mg; iron 1mg.

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