Monday, November 10, 2008

Ice Cream Pie

OK, so this isn't a recipe, exactly. It's more of an idea, for when you want a festive party dessert but don't really have the time to make one.

First, you buy a graham cracker pie shell.

Next you slice up two bananas, on the diagonal, and overlap them around the edge of the pie shell.

Then you scoop out three of your favorite kinds of ice cream (you will use about a half-pint of each). Pile them into the pie shell. If you have a melon baller or a small ice cream scoop, you can use that to fill in the gaps between the larger scoops. Top with a cherry, stick in the freezer for at least an hour, then serve later in slices, along with chocolate sauce.

Voila! Instant party!

Note: For more great holiday recipes, check out Holiday Cooking, Blogger Style at Overwhelmed With Joy. So many recipes, so little time. Sigh.

Equally important note: check out Be Jolly, By Golly! for more festive holiday food ideas.

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5 Comments:

Blogger lightshines said...

Oh my goodness! I love it! We are such ice cream eaters. What a perfect way to change it up. Thanks.

November 10, 2008 at 1:37 PM  
Blogger the voice of melody said...

Yum, this looks wonderful! I love ice cream, any time of year. What a festive dessert too. :)

Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier too. Nice to have you visit.

Many sweet blessings!

November 10, 2008 at 7:26 PM  
Blogger Overwhelmed! said...

Oh, I love this idea! How fun! And I'm glad you shared pictures with your recipe to show us what it should look like finished. :)

Thanks for participating in my 3rd annual Holiday Cooking, Blogger Style recipe exchange! I do appreciate it.

Feel free to join me Fridays for my “Favorite Ingredients Friday” recipe exchange!

November 12, 2008 at 5:34 AM  
Blogger Candace said...

That sounds yummy! My Father-in-law would LOVE that!!!

Thanks for playing along with us. Hopefully we will build momentum with yummy recipes like this!

November 14, 2008 at 4:18 AM  
Blogger Armchair Housewife said...

Oooh.. I like this, Lynn. It's a super easy, fun, pretty little idea for a dinner party or even just for the fam who likes ice cream (which my hubby does). He really likes icec ream cake but this is an easier way to do that. I'll use it for sure!

November 19, 2008 at 2:00 PM  

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