Chocolate-Shortbread Sundae

Chocolate-Shortbread Sundae Recipe
This easy 5-ingredient dessert is perfect for a quick weeknight dessert.  Use any flavor of ice cream that you have on hand.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 28 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living Food for Today

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Total: 28 Minutes


1/3 cup chopped pecans
4 cups BREYERS All Natural Vanilla Ice Cream
12 shortbread cookies
1/2 (4-oz.) semisweet chocolate baking bar, chopped
1 (11.75-oz.) jar hot fudge topping, warmed
Garnish: maraschino cherries (with stems)


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.

2. Scoop vanilla ice cream into 6 (8-oz.) serving bowls. Arrange 2 cookies on sides of ice cream in each bowl. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate and pecans; top with desired amount of hot fudge topping. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.

November 2009
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