Mud Pie Recipe
30 Oreo cookies, crushed
8 T. butter, melted
1/2 to 1 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
6 T. butter
1 C. half and half, scalded
2 1-oz. squares unsweetened chocolate
1 C. granulated sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
Crush cookies; combine with melted butter in 9 x 13-inch pan; press onto bottom of pan; freeze.
Soften ice cream and spoon over frozen crust, spreading evenly. Refreeze until firm.
Topping: In top of double boiler, melt 6 tablespoons butter. Add scalded half and half, chocolate and sugar. Stir until the chocolate melts and the mixture thickens, about 20 minutes. Cool well; add vanilla. Spread over frozen ice cream layer and refreeze.