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Mexican Chocolate Ice-Cream Pie from Southern Living

Mexican Chocolate Ice-Cream Pie from Southern Living

  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 3 cup(s) cinnamon graham cracker crumbs divided (abt. 22 crackers)
  • 1/2 cup(s) butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) ground red pepper
  • 1 (4 oz) bar(s) semisweet baking chocolate finely chopped
  • 1 (3.5oz) package(s) roasted, glazed pecan pieces
  • 1 pint(s) chocolate ice cream softened
  • 1 pint(s) coffee ice cream softened
  • 1 cup(s) whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup(s) coffee liqueur


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir together 2 1/2 cups cinnamon graham cracker crumbs and next 2 ingredients; firmly press mixture on bottom and up sides of a lightly greased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack, about 30 minutes.

2. Stir together semisweet chocolate, pecan pieces, and remaining 1/2 cup cinnamon graham cracker crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup chocolate-pecan mixture to top the pie.

3. Spread chocolate ice cream in bottom of prepared crust; top top with remaining chocolate-pecan mixture. Freeze 30 minutes. Spread coffee ice cream over chocolate mixture. Cover and freeze 8 hours.

4. Beat whipping cream and coffee liqueur at medium speed with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Spread whipped cream mixture over pie; sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup chocolate-pecan mixture. Cover and freeze 1 hour or until whipped cream is firm. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

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