If you’re like us you’ve likely already had your fair share of ice cream this summer and with the summer heat that last thing you want to think about is turning on your oven to bake a pie, but what if you could have the best of both worlds? Yes that’s right, pie & ice cream all in one, so you can have your pie and eat (ice cream) too!
Carpenter Bob Morrissey and his wife Monica shared this no-bake pie recipe with us and we thought it was a great way to get your pie fix before summer is out. The mash up of fresh cherries, ice cream & chocolate are a winning combination that give a nod to good old fashioned cherry pie without even having to turn on your oven!
1 store bought or homemade oreo cookie pie crust
3/4 cup hot fudge ice cream topping of your choice (Bob likes Smuckers)
4 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
3 cups fresh dark sweet cherries,
pitted and quartered, divided
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
- Spread hot fudge topping over oreo crust and
freeze until firm, about 30 minutes
- Combine softened ice cream and 1 cup cherries; (as an alternative you can use Ben & Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Ice cream) spread
over hot fudge. Freeze until firm, about 8 hours
- In large saucepan, combine water, sugar and
cornstarch; bring to a boil over medium heat,
stirring constantly. Stir in remaining cherries,
reduce heat and simmer uncovered until thickened
and cherries are soft, about 5 minutes. Remove from
heat and cool completely. Refrigerate until use.
- Remove pie from freezer 10 minutes before cutting.
Serve with sauce.