CHIPS AHOY! Basketball Ice Cream Cake

Want the perfect birthday cake for a basketball fan? This no bake combo of ice cream, chocolate chip cookies and whipped topping is a fun dessert idea!

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 22 CHIPS AHOY! Cookies, divided
  • 1½ qt. vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1¼ cups thawed frozen whipped topping
  • 2 Tbsp. orange colored sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. chocolate fudge topping

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Recipe Tips


Place 11 cookies in single layer on bottom of 9-inch springform pan, cutting cookies as necessary to evenly cover bottom of pan. 


Cut 11 cookies in half.  Reserve 10 cookie halves for later use. Stand remaining cookie halves, top sides out, around edge of pan.


Spread ice cream over cookies in pan; smooth top. Arrange reserved cookie halves, cut sides in, around edge of pan. Spread 1 cup whipped topping over ice cream in center; cover with colored sugar.


Freeze 4 hours or until firm.


Remove rim of springform pan. Spoon fudge topping into pastry bag fitted with round tip; use to pipe lines onto orange circle to resemble basketball as shown in photo. 


Spoon remaining whipped topping into second pastry bag fitted with star tip; use to pipe whipped topping into small rosettes between cookie pieces on top of dessert.