Friday, March 1, 2013

Mint Oreo Ice Cream Pie

Mint Oreo Ice Cream Pie 

1 box (1.5 Quart) of Mint Ice Cream (softened at room temp for at least 8 minutes)
1 chocolate crumb crust ( or see below for my  crust recipe)
5  regular Oreos cookies
5 mint Oreos cookies
1 cup any chocolate bar, coarsely broken

  • In a medium size bowl, combine the ice cream and cookies .
  •  Spread the mixture  into crust. 
  • Fold  chocolate bars and sprinkle on top with coarse cookies.
  • Freeze until firm.  
  • Thaw for at least 5-10 minutes before serving.
Note:  If you want it to be more chocolatey, top it with a chocolate sauce before serving.

My Special Crumb Crust Recipe
15 regular Oreo Cookies
15 mint Oreo Cookies
3 Tablespoon sweet butter
1 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat at 350 degrees.

  • Put the cookies in a food processor until finely ground.
  • Combine the crumbs, butter, and  vanilla in a medium bowl and stir until all are moistened.
  • Press the mixture evely across the bottom of a 9 inch pie plate.  Make sure its evenly pressed and compacted.
  • Bake the crust until crispy for at least 8 minutes.  Let it cool before filling it with the ice cream mix.

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