Cocoa & Cream Cookie Ice Box Cake

From Carrie Morey's Hot Little Suppers cookbook

Cocoa & Cream Cookie Ice Box Cake


  • • 2 boxes of Cocoa & Cream Cookies
  • • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • • 1/2 cup powder sugar
  • • 4 cups heavy cream

Every Southerner knows to avoid the oven in the Summertime! What do you do when you need a cake during the heat? Enter the ice box bake.

The icebox cake – which is similar to a trifle because it layers ingredients – was first introduced in the 1920s as a way to promote the ice box (refrigerator) as a kitchen appliance. Fast forward a hundred years later, this sweet treat is a decadent way to keep cool in the hot summer months. 

Morey-O Icebox Cake

I thought it would be delicious to use Callie's Hot Little Biscuit's Cocoa & Cream Cookies with handmade whipped cream and top it with fruit, more Cocoa & Cream Cookies, and chocolate shredding.


  1. Add heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a chilled mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer until medium-soft peaks form.
  2. Start with a base layer of whipped cream, add 8 cocoa & cream cookies top with more whipped cream. Repeat the process until you get the desired level of cake.
  3. Place in refrigerator for at least 6 hours or overnight.
  4. Top with your favorite accouterments like fruits, chocolate, nuts, or more cookies.

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So easy to make the night before a gathering in the Summer.