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Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream Pie Recipe

Cherry Chocolate Ice Cream Pie Recipe

“You may want to make two of these easy ice cream pies-one to serve and the other to store in the freezer for company. The combination of chocolate and cherries is irresistible.” —Lisa Varner, Charleston, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dried cherries
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 3-1/2 cups chocolate ice cream, softened
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)
  • Hot fudge ice cream topping and maraschino cherries, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place dried cherries in a small bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes; drain.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the ice cream, chocolate chips and cherries. Spread into crust. Cover and freeze until firm.
  • 3. Slice; drizzle each piece with fudge topping and garnish with a maraschino cherry if desired. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without fudge topping and maraschino cherries) equals 344 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.