Vegan Buster Bars - Hell Yeah It's Vegan!
This awesome vegan ice cream dessert is modeled after a Dairy Queen novelty called Buster Bars. I’ve never actually had the chain’s trademarked version, but there are a zillion copycat recipes out there. One of these evidently caught my mother’s eye in the nineties, as she made this dessert a lot when my brothers and I were young. This weekend, one of my favorite people visited from out of town. Maybe I’m calling myself out for having the culinary maturity of an eight-year-old, but I can hardly think of a better way to celebrate with good friends than pizza and ice cream. So we got huge, glorious tomato pies at Sally’s and ended the day with this dessert, which I’d prepared the prior evening. Be aware that this not particularly cheap to make, but it is totally ridiculous and decadent and fun for special occasions. It’s also very easy to assemble. Whatever vegan vanilla ice cream you have will do just fine, but if you happen to have french vanilla on hand, I highly recommend using that. The top layer is almost caramely in taste and texture, and the combination of rich, creamy vanilla and chocolate with crunchy, salted peanuts …
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