Easy, Yummy Mud Pie

mud pieIt's Labor Day tomorrow. What are you going to make for the barbecue? Let's see ... there's macaroni salad? Done that. Your famous onion dip? Getting old. Cupcakes? Eh, Sheila from down the street always makes those. Ooh, I know! How about a no-sweat, no-fail recipe that everybody's sure to die over? How about ... Mud Pie?

Aw, come on. How could you resist? It's incredibly easy to make. It's got coffee ice cream and Oreos. And everybody loves it. Win, win, win. Let's go, we're making Mud Pie!

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Mud Pie from Food Network

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 pound butter, melted
  • 3 cups chocolate sandwich cookie crumbs (recommended: Oreos)
  • 1 gallon Coffee Ice Cream (amount varies depending on size of the bowl)
  • 2 cups chocolate fudge sauce
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate sauce

Instructions:

1. Melt butter.

2. Grind cookie crumbs in a food processor. Add butter to crumbs to make a formable consistency.

3. Press into a very large pie pan, leaving a slight mound in the center and the crust going all the way up on edge.

4. Freeze the crust for several hours.

5. Pack ice cream into a mixing bowl the same diameter as the pie pan. Freeze the ice cream in the bowl for several hours. Invert the ice cream onto the crust and work the ice cream out of the bowl. Pour fudge sauce on top of the mud pie.

6. Cover with plastic and freeze again. Cut into slices to serve.

7. Decorate with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.

 

Image via Spider.Dog/Flickr

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