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Frozen Cranberry Pie

Frozen Cranberry PieThis five-ingredient ice cream pie takes just minutes to assemble. Stir a can of cranberry sauce and a little orange peel into softened ice cream and spoon into a pie plate lined with cookie crumbs.

Recipe Ingredients:

Nonstick spray coating
6 chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed (about 1/3 cup)
1 quart vanilla low-fat or light ice cream
1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
Sugared cranberries* (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick coating. Cover with the crushed cookies. Set aside.
  2. In a chilled medium mixing bowl stir the ice cream with a wooden spoon just until softened. Fold in the cranberry sauce and orange peel until combined. Spoon mixture into prepared pie plate. Cover and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  3. To serve, cut into wedges. Garnish with sugared cranberries, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.

*Note: To make sugared cranberries, roll frozen cranberries in sugar.

Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare pie as directed. Freeze for up to one month.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): calories: 176, total fat: 3g, saturated fat: 1g, cholesterol: 11mg, sodium: 83mg, carbohydrate: 36g, fiber: 1g, protein: 2g.

Recipe provided by Better Homes and Gardens - a member of the Home and Family Network for the best of cooking, gardening, decorating and more. © 2003 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved.