Ice Cream Pie Recipe – How To Make This Easy, Elegant Party Dessert
Are you looking for an easy, showstopping, summer dessert recipe that’s impressive enough for a party? Here’s how to make an ice cream pie, including directions for tarte framboise
a cookie crust (with variations), plus ideas for fillings and toppings. Everyone will love it!
For the very basic recipe:
1 cookie crust (store-bought or made from scratch – recipe follows)
1 tub ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, sherbet, etc. (1 quart – 1/2 gallon)
Soften the ice cream, until it’s just soft enough to scoop out easily, then put into prepared pie shell. Smooth out the top. Cover lightly. Freeze until firm, at least two hours or overnight. Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving. Then garnish with desired toppings (whipped cream, chocolate or caramel sauce, magic shell, crushed cookies, fresh fruit, etc.
Of course, you could just buy a pie shell and fill it with ice cream and it would be a nice dessert. But if you want to impress your guests, then you can make a delicious cookie crust from scratch and fill your pie shell with interesting flavor combinations, mix-ins and toppings.
HOMEMADE COOKIE CRUST
1 1/2 cups fine crumbs (from graham crackers, ginger snaps,