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Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Cake

This easy ice cream cake is made with Reese's pieces, vanilla ice cream, melted chocolate, peanut butter, and chocolaty rice cereal.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy ice cream cake recipe, ice cream cake for birthday party, ice cream cake with chocolate and peanut butter
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 371 kcal


  • 1 quart 5 cups of your favorite vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 3 cups chocolate crispy rice cereal like Cap'N'Crunch or Cocoa Pebbles
  • 2/3 cups semi-sweet melted chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cups peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Reese's Pieces Candy


  1. On the stove-top or in the microwave in a heat-safe bowl in 30-second increments; melt semi-sweet chocolate and peanut butter together until smooth.
  2. Add the rice cereal to a large bowl and pour melted chocolate/peanut butter mixture and stir to coat.
  3. Line a cookie sheet or large flat plate with parchment paper and spread the coated cereal on top. Place in the freezer to harden (about 30 minutes) then remove and break cereal into small bite-sized pieces.
  4. Meanwhile, remove vanilla ice cream from freezer and place on counter to soften.
  5. Mix the softened ice cream with 1-1/2 cups of coated cereal.

  6. Pour into a 6-inch springform pan spreading evenly. Sprinkle with the remaining crunchy cereal, and press down.
  7. Place pan in the freezer for 4-6 hours or overnight to harden and set up.
  8. When ready to serve, remove cake from the freezer. Use a slim paring knife run around the edges of the springform pan and then remove the sides.
  9. Place on your favorite serving plate and top with Reese's Pieces Candy and more cereal if desired.
  10. Cut and serve.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from A Family Feast

Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Chocolate Crunch Ice Cream Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 slice (1/12 cake))
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 174mg7%
Potassium 348mg10%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 620IU12%
Vitamin C 3.9mg5%
Calcium 128mg13%
Iron 2mg11%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.