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Black Forest Freezer Pie

Black Forest Freezer Pie

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep 40 mins
  • Bake 8 mins to 10 mins
  • Freeze 7 hrs

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The recipe for this simple frozen pie comes from Friske Orchards in Atwood, Michigan. Their delicious homemade cherry pie filling is available by mail order (


  • 1 1/2 cups finely crushed graham crackers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream (2 cups)
  • 1/2 ounce of an 8-oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 8 - ounce container frozen whipped dessert topping, thawed
  • 1 21-ounce can cherry pie filling, chilled
  • Hot fudge ice cream topping or chocolate-flavored syrup


  1. In bowl, combine crushed grahams, melted butter and sugar. Press onto bottom and up sides of ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Bake in 350 degrees oven 8 to 10 minutes or until golden. Cool.
  2. In chilled bowl, stir ice cream with spoon just until softened. Spoon over cooled crust. Freeze, covered, 4 hours or until firm.
  3. In large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar; beat well. Gently fold in dessert topping; spread over ice cream. Using back of a spoon, make 8-inch-wide well in top layer. Cover; freeze 3 to 4 hours.
  4. To serve, spoon the cherry pie filling into well in top of pie. Serve drizzled with fudge topping.

Nutrition Facts

(Black Forest Freezer Pie)

Servings Per Recipe 8, iron (mg) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, vit. A (IU) 680, vit. C (mg) 3, calcium (mg) 91, cal. (kcal) 572, sugar (g) 42, pro. (g) 5, Niacin (mg) 0, carb. (g) 79, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 25, chol. (mg) 52, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 17, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Monounsaturated fat (g) 6, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, Folate (µg) 8, fiber (g) 1, Potassium (mg) 230, sodium (mg) 340

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