Minty Ice Cream Pie Recipe
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Minty Ice Cream Pie Recipe

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“Ice-cream pies are so versatile because you can use your favorite ice-cream, toppings and decorations. You can also make them well in advance and keep them on-hand for unexpected company.” —Lorraine J. Darocha, Mountain City, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 chocolate crumb crust (9 inches)
  • 2 packages (4-3/4 ounces each) chocolate-covered peppermint candies, divided
  • 1 pint chocolate ice cream or fudge ripple ice cream
  • 1/4 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, warmed
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 to 3 drops green food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 663 calories, 40 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in 1 cup cream until soft peaks form. Fold in walnuts. Spread into crust. Coarsely chop 1 package peppermint candies; fold into ice cream. Spread over cream cheese mixture. Drizzle with fudge topping. Freeze for 1 hour.
  2. In a small bowl, beat remaining cream until it begins to thicken. Add the confectioners' sugar, extract and food coloring if desired; beat until stiff peaks form. Garnish pie with whipped cream mixture and remaining candies. Freeze. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Minty Ice Cream Pie in Taste of Home December/January 2009, p23

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 663 calories, 40 g fat (21 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 72 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2012

"didn't try this yet. looks yummy though. does anyone have the recipe for the whipped cream cake that uses only chocolate wafer cookies and whipped cream?"

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