Black-Bottom Ice Cream Pie

Photo: psfreeman

This is an easy dessert to prepare anytime. Editor's Note: This dessert takes time to make since each layer must be set before the next layer is added. Recipe published in Country Extra July 1998.

Yield: 8 servings
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Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Refrigerate: 30 Minutes
Freeze: 8 Hours


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup(s) crushed gingersnaps (about 24 cookies)
  • 1/4 cup(s) confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup(s) butter, melted
  • 1 cup(s) chocolate ice cream, softened
  • 1 cup(s) (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup(s) heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 1 quart(s) vanilla ice cream, softened
  • Sweetened whipped cream and maraschino cherry, optional

Preparation

  1. • Combine the gingersnap crumbs, confectioners' sugar and butter; press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Spoon chocolate ice cream into crust; freeze until firm, about 1 hour.
  2. • Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips with cream over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; add vanilla. Cool. Spread half of the chocolate sauce over chocolate ice cream; freeze until set, about 1 hour.
  3. • Spoon vanilla ice cream over chocolate sauce; freeze until firm, about 1 hour. Spread remaining chocolate sauce evenly over pie; freeze for 4-6 hours or overnight. Remove from the freezer 5-10 minutes before serving. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and a cherry if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.



September 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by psfreeman and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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