Summer Strawberry Pie & Christmas Cookie Snowballs


by Blue Bell Creameries

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 24 at 9:36 AM

Summer Strawberry Pie with Fruit and Granola

2 c. sliced hulled strawberries
¼ c. sugar
1 large ripe banana
4 scoops Blue Bell Summer Strawberry Pie Ice Cream (approximately ½ c. each)
4 T. your favorite granola

Toss strawberries with sugar in medium bowl to blend.  Let stand at room temperature until juices form, about 1 hour.  Stir and refrigerate.  When ready to serve dessert, peel and slice banana and mix into strawberries.  Place one scoop of ice cream on each of 4 chilled dessert plates.  Add ¼ of the fruit mixture to each plate beside the ice cream.  Sprinkle granola over ice cream and fruit.  Serve immediately.  Makes 4 servings.


Christmas Cookie Snowballs

1 cup shredded sweetened coconut
4 rounded scoops Blue Bell Christmas Cookies in July (approximately ½ to 2/3 cup each)
4 t. finely chopped roasted almonds

Finely chop coconut in a food chopper of food processor.  Place in a small shallow dish.  Roll ice cream scoops in coconut to completely coat (Scoops may be prepared ahead of time and placed on a waxed paper-lined plate, covered with plastic wrap and stored in freezer for up to 24 hours).  Place each scoop in a small chilled dessert bowl and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon almonds.  Serve immediately.  Makes 4 servings.