1 (9-inch) chocolate crumb pie crust
Maraschino cherries (with stems) for garnish
1 quart ice cream (strawberry, cherry vanilla or chocolate swirl)
Extra Thick Fudge Sauce (recipe follows)
Allow ice cream to soften just until able to spread in pie shell. Freeze until firm.
Before serving, top with Fudge Sauce, cover with whipped cream and decorate each serving with a stemmed cherry.
Extra Thick Fudge Sauce
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
3 tablespoons butter
1 (13 ounce) can evaporated milk
Combine all ingredients in a heavy 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Can be stored in refrigerator. Reheat over low heat or in microwave oven.
Sauce yields 2 1/2 cups.