Total Time
2hrs 40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs 20 mins

A frozen dessert combining the sweetness of cherries with the saltiness of pretzels. In Step 3, I freeze overnight. Cooking time is really chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine pretzel crumbs with butter, mix well, and pat into bottom and sides of a 9” pie plate.
  2. Chill about 1 hour.
  3. Soften ice cream slightly, spoon into shell and freeze until firm (at least 1 hour).
  4. About 20 minutes before serving, combine cherry filling and almond extract, spread over pie and return to the freezer 15 minutes.
  5. Remove pie; let sit at room temp about 5 minutes until just soft enough to cut into wedges.
  6. Alternative: Refrigerate cherry pie filling while pie freezes; mix w/ almond extract and spread on pie 5 minutes before serving.

Reviews

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Wasn't going to at first, but then decided to make a bit of a change by doubling the amount of pie filling & almond extract AND then adding to it 1/4 cup of toasted almonds! Then, instead of 'frosting' the ice cream with this topping, I served it on the side so that each person could add as much or as little as they wanted! A REALLY WINNER AROUND HERE, & a definite keeper of a recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed as part of the Pie theme in My-3-Chefs]

Sydney Mike November 05, 2008

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