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Cherry Ice Cream Pie

This is the perfect busy person's dessert. It's impressive, easy to assemble and can be made days ahead.

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 3 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
tablespoon milk
Green colored sugar
1
pint (2 cups) vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1
can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
1/2
teaspoon almond extract

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make 1 pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. Brush fluted edge lightly with milk; sprinkle with green sugar. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool while preparing trees.
  • 2 Remove second crust from pouch; place flat on work surface. Brush crust lightly with milk; sprinkle with green sugar. With 2-inch tree-shaped cookie cutter, cut 16 trees; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.
  • 3 In large bowl, gently mix softened ice cream, pie filling and almond extract to blend. Spread in cooled baked shell. Arrange trees in 2 concentric circles on top of pie. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours. For easier cutting, refrigerate pie 30 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make 1 pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. Brush fluted edge lightly with milk; sprinkle with green sugar. Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool while preparing trees.
  • 2 Remove second crust from pouch; place flat on work surface. Brush crust lightly with milk; sprinkle with green sugar. With 2-inch tree-shaped cookie cutter, cut 16 trees; place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.
  • 3 In large bowl, gently mix softened ice cream, pie filling and almond extract to blend. Spread in cooled baked shell. Arrange trees in 2 concentric circles on top of pie. Freeze until firm, about 2 hours. For easier cutting, refrigerate pie 30 minutes before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
22g
22%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.