Chocolate Ice Cream Pie (Super Easy, No-Bake Dessert)

Looking for a crowd-pleasing dessert that’s low-effort but impressive? This chocolate ice cream pie is just the thing.

This recipe is perfect for kitchen beginners or anyone who doesn’t feel like making a dessert that’s a big production.

Somewhat annoyingly, everyone will love it just as much as all those recipes that take you hours of hard work!

finished slice of pie showing layers.

Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

Cold, creamy, and just about the easiest dessert you'll ever make. This one will earn a spot in your dessert rotation, guaranteed
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chilling time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Serving Size 8 slices

Equipment

  • Pie plate

Ingredients 

  • 18 chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies crushed
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 pint prepared chocolate ice cream
  • 12 ounce frozen whipped topping divided
  • chocolate shavings for garnish

Instructions 

  • Assemble the pie crust. Combine the cookies and melted butter, gently press into a 9-inch pie plate
    oreos crushed in food processor and pressed into pie plate.
  • Make the filling. Let the ice cream soften for 15 minutes at room temperature. Combine with half of the whipped topping. Press into the crust using a spatula. Cover and freeze for at least 4 hours.
    chocolate ice cream and cool whip in mixing bowl.
  • Fill with ice cream mixture and freeze to set. Press the filling into the crust using a spatula. Cover and freeze for at least 4 hours.
  • Top with remaining Cool Whip. Gently spread remaining whipped topping on ice cream. Return to freezer for about 1 hour to set topping.
  • Garnish and serve. Add shaved chocolate and serve the pie, cutting slices with a knife run under hot water and then dried.
    finished creamy pie with shaved chocolate on top.

Notes

A regular-size box of Oreos will be plenty for this recipe with some left over. 
Don’t bother using an expensive ice cream or homemade chocolate ice cream for this recipe, a store brand will be just perfect. 😊

You’ll need the following for this cool and creamy treat:

  • Chocolate cream-filled sandwich cookies
  • Melted butter
  • Prepared chocolate ice cream
  • Frozen whipped topping
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish
ingredients on counter.

🥫 Storage instructions

Wrap your chocolate ice cream pie tightly with cling wrap or aluminum foil. It will do just fine in the freezer for a week. Always remember to keep it as airtight as possible to prevent freezer burn.

🔍 FAQs

Can I use other flavors of ice cream?

Absolutely, feel free to experiment! Just make sure the flavors complement the chocolate cookies and toppings (like in this Candy Cane Ice Cream Pie!). Or for a totally different version, make Strawberry Ice Cream Pie

Can I make this ahead of time?

Definitely! This is a great make-ahead dessert. Ensure it’s kept in the freezer until you’re ready to serve.

slice of ice cream pie with oreo crust on blue and white plate.

👩🏻‍🍳 Expert tips

  • Make sure your cookies are well crushed to create an even pie crust.
  • Don’t forget to let your ice cream soften a bit before you mix it, it makes the process a lot easier.
  • Before you serve, let the pie sit out at room temperature for a few minutes for easier slicing.

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