Mississippi Mud Pie
Contributed by Diane S.

1 prepared 8 inch (6 ounces) chocolate crumb crust
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup (6 ounces) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, cut up
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped nuts, divided (optional)
2 pints coffee ice cream, softened slightly, divided
Whipped cream (optional)

1. HEAT sugar, morsels, butter, cream and corn syrup in small, heavy-duty
saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and
mixture is smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla extract. Cool until
slightly warm.
2. DRIZZLE 1/3 cup chocolate sauce in bottom of crust; sprinkle with 1/4 cup
nuts. Layer 1 pint ice cream, scooping thin slices with a large spoon;
for 1 hour. Repeat with 1/3 cup sauce, 1/4 cup nuts and ice cream. Drizzle
with remaining sauce; top with remaining nuts. Freeze for 2 hours or until
firm. Top with whipped cream before serving.

Makes 8 servings
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