Thursday, May 23, 2013

Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake Pie


           As a teacher, it’s obvious that I’m against cheating.  No looking at others’ papers, no copying homework before class has started and no peeking at the test beforehand. Simple rules I’m sure you all are familiar with and have broken. No need to confess, I am human too, I get it.

            But while I maintain a strict no-cheat policy in my classroom, I wholeheartedly promote a cheat-any-way-you-can attitude in the kitchen. With time schedules like that of politicians, we all know that any chance to buy some time is a precious opportunity. And for the people who make products who help us find these opportunities, I would like to give you a big SMOOCH! Or a hug, maybe a wink, just something to show how flippin’ happy you make me.

            With that said, this here recipe calls for some serious affection. For one, the crust…Granola crust, how neat, right? Neat to eat that is, not neat to find, grind, bake and cool. Then, the ice cream….I know, no one really makes their own these days but seriously, I don’t blame them. The stuff available today is just a thing of beauty. Especially in this recipe, can you imagine making cheesecake, then making ice cream, then combining? Puh-lease, there's a better chance I'd boycott dessert if that were the case! Sadly though, I actually do own an ice cream maker……Hubby bought it for me when we were just dating…..sweet gift from him, poor follow through on me. Eh, I’ll dig it out someday I promise…..Luckily though, I don’t and you don’t need one of those contraptions for this pie. All you need is about 10 minutes and some overnight freezer-time, good deal, yes? So go ahead my friends, cheat and cheat proudly! Enjoy…

 

Frozen Strawberry Pie

Serves: 8

OBJ: TCW be able to make her first summer dessert of 2013

Ingredients:
1 store-bought  granola pie crust, I used and recommend Heartland brand
1 gallon, Strawberry Cheesecake light ice cream, thawed a bit (obv-Turkey Hill)
1 pint strawberries, cleaned and sliced
Chocolate syrup, optional

Procedures:
1. Use a large spoon and rubber spatula to transfer the ice cream from the carton to the pie shell. Spread well
2. Place sliced strawberries on top in circular format
3. Cover will plastic top from pie crust package or foil
4. Freeze at least 8 hours or overnight
5. Slice and drizzle with chocolate syrup
 
 
 

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  1. Chocolate syrup put it over the top.
    There is a very hungry gentleman standing behind me and drooling at the picture. He is such a cheesecake and ice cream man!!!!!

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