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Eating "the Kermit"!

Discussion in 'Food Forum' started by OXCOPS, Nov 30, 2003.


  1. OXCOPS

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    I was inspired by Kitty's Oreo thread to post my own Oreo dessert.

    I have no idea what the real name of it is, but my friends at work call it "The Kermit!"

    It is so simple tat even I can make it. All you need are one package of Oreos, one half-gallon "brick" of vanilla ice cream and one quarter cp of Creme de Menthe Liquor.

    All you do is:

    -Take the ice cream out of freezer and st on counter to soften.

    -Get Oreos and place in a zip-lock bag and BEAT THE HELL out of them! Once the cookies are crushed, spread them along the bottom and sides of a 9x13 baking dish. This is your "crust". SAVE A HANDFUL OF CRUMBS FOR LATER!!!

    -Once the ice cream has softened up enough to be "workable", dump the brick into a large bowl. Stip in the 1/4 cup of Creme de Menthe. Once that is mixed throughout, carefully spread the mixture over the Oreo crust.

    -Take that left over handful of Oreo crumbs and sprinkle over the top of the dessert. Cover with plastic and put in freezer to harden back up.

    -Once it has hardened, you can cut it into squares and serve.

    This is a good summertime dessert. It has a col minty taste to copliment the Oreos. It gets the name Kermit from the color of the ice creme after you add the creme de menthe to it.

    Good luck!
     

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    I love Creme de Menthe. I will try yours Ox!

    Oreos deserve thier own spot on the food pyramid;e
     

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    Sounds tasty!

    Now, if I could just convince my wife that it really would be funny to take this dessert to our (Southern Baptist) Sunday school Christmas party... ;i
     
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    I give it to my shift ON DUTY all the time in the summer! There is not enough alcohol in the Creme de Menthe to make a difference--even on non-drinkers. It is 60 proof and you are only using a quarter-cup.

    Go ahead and get 'em liquored up! ;f
     
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    Well, the Kermit didn't make it to the party, but we did make it for Christmas with the family. Very tasty... ^c

    Personally, I'd prefer just a bit more mint taste. Not so much that it tastes like plain ol' booze, but more of a flavor contrast would be nice.

    I've got some ideas for different flavors, etc, based on the Kermit. I'll try them out and post any good results here.
     
  6. noway

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    Some how I thought this post was about eating frog legs
    ;f
     
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    Well, I suppose you could add those if you desire! ;f
     
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    I am just bumping a few of these I don't want to see get purged :)
     
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    And just in time for summer! ;f
     
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    If you want more mint, just use mint chocolate chip ice cream. You could also add some smashed candy canes or starlight mints too.


    Rich
     
  11. MrsKitty

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    Hiya Officer Oxie #wav
     
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    ;f ;f ;f ;f ;f
     
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    You know better!;L

    ****edited by MissKitty****
     
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