Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Pie

After once again scaring myself by making pie crust, I've opted to make a very simple sweet pie to further celebrate that nerdy holiday, Pi Day!  We need a store-bought crust, some ice cream in our favorite flavor, and egg-less cookie dough, to be able to eat raw (not that I don't anyways, but let's be safe).
Layer them up, and you have a quick and easy dessert to impress anyone.  Because who doesn't want cookie dough and ice cream with an Oreo crust?!
Exactly.
The cool thing is, the leftover cookie dough gets a quick addition of baking soda, then gets baked into bite sized cookies that you can dip in the ice cream later.  Delicious!
Cookie dough ice cream is one of my favorites, and this quick layered ice cream pie is exactly that!  Umm, plus some Oreo crumbs, in the best way.
I couldn't resist taking a bite.
And don't forget to nibble on the leftover cookies!  Dipped into the top ice cream layer is where I want to live my life.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Pie  (adapted from The Cookie Dough Lovers Cookbook)

Ingredients:
1 Oreo store-bought crust, for 9" pie
1/2 gallon ice cream, I used vanilla
1 recipe for egg-less cookie dough, recipe below

Take the ice cream out of the freezer to soften a bit while you work on the cookie dough layer.  Evenly press enough cookie dough into the pie shell to be about 1/2" thick.  (You will have leftover dough, which you can either eat or bake into mini cookies, see below.)  Evenly spread the ice cream on top of the cookie dough layer, and you can pile it high if you prefer!  Freeze until ready to serve, or at least an hour to firm up.

Egg-less Cookie Dough
Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened to room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons milk or cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, mini is best but I used the regular size

Cream the butter and sugars together in an electric mixer for 2-3 minutes until light and fluffy.  Add the milk and vanilla extract and mix.  Add the flour and salt and mix until just combined.  Mix in the chocolate chips by pulsing the mixer, or by hand.

If baking the leftover dough into mini cookies, mix in 1/4 teaspoon baking soda and bake little 1/2" balls of dough in a 350 degree oven for 7-9 minutes, or until turning golden brown to your liking.
Enjoy!

Popular Posts