Cherry-Nut Chocolate Pie
I love chocolate and cherries, but couldn't find the flavor combination in any ice cream. So I came up with this rich dessert that has a nice crunch from nuts. This pie is handy to keep in the freezer for unexpected company.—Diana Wilson Wing, Centerville, Utah
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + freezing
- 2 pints dark chocolate ice cream, softened
- 1 jar (10 ounces) maraschino cherries, drained and coarsely chopped
- 3/4 cup slivered almonds
- 1 chocolate crumb crust (8 inches)
- Whipped topping
- In a large bowl, combine the ice cream, cherries and almonds. Spoon into the crust. Cover and freeze overnight. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before cutting. Garnish with whipped topping.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 350 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Cherry-Nut Chocolate Pie in Quick Cooking July/August 2004