Submitted by Amanda Milla, West Plains, Mo.

Crust

INGREDIENTS:

15 to 20 crushed Oreos

1/2 stick butter, melted

DIRECTIONS:

Mix butter and crushed cookies and press into the bottom of a 9-by-13 pan

Filling

INGREDIENTS:

1 can sweetened condensed milk

1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened

1 C sour cream

1 tub Cool Whip

A few drops peppermint oil (about three drops)

3 large candy canes, crushed (set some aside for garnish)

DIRECTIONS:

Mix milk and cream cheese, add sour cream, Cool Whip, oil and crushed candy canes. Pour over crust, garnish with remaining candy canes, freeze. When ready to serve, thaw for about 15 minutes before serving.

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