I was also thinking of Dawna Monday night as I made her dessert. Around parts of Virginia she is famous for this bit of Oreo heaven. I don't know what would happen to her if she showed up at a church potluck without it, but I know it wouldn't be pretty. Folks go to the dessert table first, before the main food line, just to make sure they get some of Dawna's Oreo Dessert.
I'm so glad she shared her recipe with me some 15 years ago. Now I am going to share it with you. This is THE perfect summertime dessert. Don't you just love some sweet frozen goodness during the summer? YUM!
25 - 28 Oreo cookies (crumbled)
8 oz cream cheese
2 cups confectioners sugar
2/3 cup peanut butter
1 cup milk
1 16 oz container Cool Whip
1/2 - 1 cup chopped peanuts
Pour mixture over cookies.
Top with chopped nuts and freeze.
(You'll notice I didn't use chopped nuts. Packages of chopped nuts at the store are expensive and I just don't chop my own. Ain't nobody got time for that - lol! This dessert is just as delicious with regular cocktail peanuts.)