Yield: 12 servings
|1 cup||Fine vanilla wafer crumbs|
|3 tablespoons||Chopped toasted slivered Almonds|
|1 teaspoon||Almond extract|
|3 pints||Vanilla ice cream, softened|
|3 tablespoons||Melted butter|
|1||Jar apricot preserves|
|1 cup||Whipping cream|
Combine crumbs, almonds, butter and extract. Set ¼ of mixture aside. Sprinkle ½ remaining crumb mixture in the bottom of an 8 X 8" square pan that has been lined with foil. Spoon ½ of the ice cream over crumb mixture and spread with ½ of the preserves.
Repeat procedure. Top with reserved crumb mixture. Wrap in clear plastic or foil. Store in freezer until hard. Serve with dollops of whipped cream and garnish with more slivered almonds or cherries.
Submitted By DOROTHY THOMPSON On 04-26-95