Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

So simple and soooo good!

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

8 vanilla ice cream sandwiches, unwrapped

6 small Milky Way bars, diced

8 oz Cool Whip, thawed

3 TB warm hot fudge topping

¼ c. Hershey Caramel topping

Place 4 ice cream sandwiches in pan. Top with 1/3 the Cool whip. Drizzle fudge and caramel over the top. Sprinkle half the chopped Milky Ways over the topping. Top with remaining ice cream sandwiches. Top with half of the remaining Cool Whip. Drizzle fudge and caramel over the top and top with remaining Cool Whip. Sprinkle remaining candy bars and a little more caramel, then freeze. You can also substitute Milky Ways for Reese’s cups and caramel for peanut butter for a PB cup ice cream sandwich cake.

Yield: 8 servings.

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

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Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Bars

18.25 oz yellow cake mix

2 TB butter, melted

½ c. water

2 eggs, divided

2 (8oz) pkgs light cream cheese

½ c. Splenda

1 tsp dried lemon peel

1 tsp lemon flavoring

1 TB lemon juice

2 c. fresh blueberries


Preheat oven to 350*. Spray 13×9 with cooking spray and set aside. In medium bowl, combine cake mix, butter, water and 1 egg. Wet hands and pat mixture into prepared pan. In medium bowl, with mixer, combine cream cheese, 1 egg, Splenda, lemon peel, flavoring and lemon juice. Pour over cake mixture and smooth out. Top with blueberries. Bake 50 minutes or until center is set.

Yield: 15 servings. Per serving= 194 Calories; 7g Fat (31.9% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 32mg Cholesterol; 272mg Sodium.

Banana Rum Cake


Banana Rum Cake

3 bananas, mashed

18.25 oz yellow cake mix

1/3 c. banana rum

2 eggs

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/3 c. chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350*. Spray Bundt pan with cooking spray. Thaw bananas in microwave. Combine bananas with cake mix, rum, eggs, baking soda and pecans. Pour into Bundt pan and bake 45 minutes or until lightly browned.

Yield: 12 servings. Per serving= 223 Calories; 7g Fat (29.0% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 27mg Cholesterol; 274mg Sodium


Turtle Monkey Bread

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Turtle Monkey Bread

2 tubes Pillsbury buttermilk biscuits

1/3 c. packed brown sugar

2 TB butter

1/4 c. Stevia

1/3 c. chopped pecans

1/3 c. mini chocolate chips, melted

Spray 2 quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cut biscuits into quarters. Combine brown sugar and butter in measuring cup and heat in microwave until melted and combined. Watch closely so it doesn’t burn. Place Stevia in a large zip close bag and add biscuit quarters; shake to coat. Pour half the pecans in slow cooker; add half the biscuits. Top with half of butter mixture. Add remaining biscuits and top with butter mixture and pecans. Cover and cook 2 hours or until edges are lightly browned. Melt chocolate chips.  Remove monkey bread from crock and pour chocolate chips over the top.

Yield: 10 servings. Per serving= 193 Calories; 7g Fat (33.8% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 6mg Cholesterol; 385mg Sodium