Unlike the children's pies made of actual mud on a rainy day, mud pies are actually delectable desserts. Originating in the American South, the popularity of this pie has grown over the years and is now known internationally. Try one of several recipes for this thick, rich dessert.
Part of the appeal of an ice cream pie is that you can make it several days in advance. What else makes it good? It's an ice cream sundae in a cookie crust complete with fudge topping and whipped cream.