24 (2 cups) chocolate wafer cookies, crushed
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 quart (4 cups) mint chocolate chip ice cream, slightly softened
Heavy whipping cream, whipped, sweetened, if desired
Stir together crushed cookies and butter in medium bowl. Press on bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie pan. Freeze until firm (10 minutes).
Spread ice cream over crust. Cover; freeze until firm (6 hours or overnight).
Just before serving, drizzle pie with chocolate syrup. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream, if desired.
Makes 1 (9-inch) ice cream pie, 8 servings.
Date: September 29, 2006