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Thursday, February 18, 2010


Gather family and friends around the table for this dessert pie starring mint chocolate chip ice cream.

30 Oreo cookies
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/2 gallon mint chocolate chip ice cream, softened
1 (9oz.) Cool Whip, thawed
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Process cookies in a food processor or blender until ground; add butter, and process until blended. Reserve 12 cup crumb mixture. Firmly press remaining crumb mixture in an ungreased 13X9 pan. Chill 30 minutes.

Spoon ice cream over crust; cover and freeze 1 hour. Stir together Cool Whip, powdered sugar, and vanilla; spread over ice cream layer. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup crumb mixture over Cool Whip mixture. Cover and freeze 8 hours. Remove from freezer; let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Yield: 12 servings

"Scoops of mint ice cream with chips of chocolate cows."~Jim Bishop, "On the English Countryside," NY Journal-American, 28 September 1957, quoted in Simpson's Contemporary Quotations compiled by James B. Simpson


  1. You had me from the start! Spoon ice cream over graham cracker crust...
    Went from a Junior size 7 to a Missy's size 10 this winter...a very very cold winter, I must say! You go first..................

  2. Cool recipe! Very easy to follow! Thanks for sharing such delicious recipe.