Turtle Ice Cream Dessert Recipe

Ultimate Turtle Dessert

An all-time favorite ice cream dessert filled with pecans, caramel and hot fudge.

30 min. prep time
20 servings
252 Ratings



2 cups (about 12) finely crushed Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened


1 1/3 cups chopped pecans
2 cups caramel ice cream topping
1 1/2 cups hot fudge ice cream topping
1 1/2 quarts vanilla ice cream, slightly softened



Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Freeze 10 minutes.

Sprinkle 1/2 cup pecans over crust. Microwave 3/4 cup caramel topping in bowl 20-30 seconds or until warm. Drizzle over pecans. Microwave 1/2 cup fudge topping in bowl 20-30 seconds or until warm. Drizzle over caramel. Cover completely with half of ice cream; freeze 30 minutes.

Repeat layer with 1/2 cup pecans, 3/4 cup caramel topping, 1/2 cup fudge topping and remaining ice cream, slightly heating both toppings, if necessary. Freeze 2 hours or overnight until set.

Place each serving on individual plate or in shallow bowl. Microwave both remaining toppings in bowls 30-60 seconds or until warm. Drizzle each serving with ice cream toppings. Top each with dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with remaining pecans.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 340

Fat: 15g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 260mg

Carbohydrates: 49g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 4g

Recipe #13079©2009Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Made this for Father's Day! What a hit!
Make sure you get two jars of each flavor topping 2 hot
fudge and 2 carmel.
This is a keeper!!!!
I love the combination of the hot fudge & pecans. It is soo good.

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