Ice Cream Sundae Potluck

Invite friends to make the toppings for this indulgent party—peanut brittle mixed with crispy rice cereal, fresh blueberry sauce and an over-the-top mix of crushed chocolate-covered pretzels, cookie crumbs and more.

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Chocolate Avalanche

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Chocolate Avalanche

Total: 5 min

Mix equal parts mini chocolate chips, chocolate sprinkles and chocolate cookie crumbs with coarsely chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans and coarsely chopped chocolate-covered pretzels. —Melissa Rubel

Scoop with Style

IIttala Ice Cream Scoop

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Iittala Ice Cream Scoop

Created for professional precision; makes perfect ice cream spheres. $15; fitzsu.com.

Jonathan Adler Acapulco Bowl

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Jonathan Adler "Acapulco" Bowl

For holding toppings, with a retro print on melamine. $10; jonathanadler.com.

Wooden Spoons from Anthropologie

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Wooden Spoons

Like oversize versions of the sampling spoons used in ice cream shops—but made with sustainable birch. $12; anthropologie.com.

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10 Summer Parties

  1. Bubble Party
  2. French Riviera Party
  3. Folk Festival Picnic
  4. We Heart Julia Child Party
  5. Bikini Party
  6. Fireworks Feast
  7. Camp Care Packages
  8. Street-Fair Party
  9. Ice Cream Sundae Potluck
  10. Garden Swap Party
PUBLISHED August 2009

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