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Blueberry Pie Parfait Recipe with Dreyer’s Vanilla Ice Cream

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This is a sponsored post.

If you love pie and ice cream then you’ll want to try this Quick and Easy Blueberry Pie Parfait with Dreyer’s Slow Churned Vanilla Ice Cream. We’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month with Dreyer’s Ice Cream and Frozen Custard by featuring a different recipe each week.

When I started thinking about what to make, I was hoping to come up with a wholesome, ice-cream-for-dinner recipe. It was that and so much more. When I took a mouthful of this creation, it tasted like decadent blueberry pie and ice cream.

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Dreyer’s Slow Churned Ice Cream has half the fat and 1/3 fewer calories than regular ice cream. It’s rich and creamy with a delicious vanilla flavor. It was the perfect compliment to the granola and blueberries. To make the parfait, I used an organic granola with hearty oats that ended up tasting like a crunchy, oat pie crust. The blueberry sauce was simple to make with only a few ingredients. The directions are below.

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Ingredients:

1 cup blueberries

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon cornstarch

Lemon juice to taste

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Directions:

Combine blueberries, cornstarch, sugar, and lemon into a small sauce pan. (I used half of a small lemon, but I like the sauce to be very tart.) Cook over medium heat until the mixture starts to thicken.

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It’s ready once it starts to look glossy and thick. Remove from heat.
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To make the parfaits, layer the bottom with granola. Follow with about a half scoop of ice cream, then the blueberry sauce. Add another layer of granola, ice cream, and blueberry sauce. I was heavy on the blueberry sauce so this made two parfaits.

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My boys and I loved them. It’s a very special occasion when we have ice cream for dinner, and I think the next time we do, we’ll having a parfait with Dreyer’s Vanilla, granola, and another delicious pie filling. It’s much easier than baking a pie or cobbler for dinner guests as well. And, placed in a the right serving dish, just as impressive.

Come back next week for another Dreyer’s Frozen Custard or Ice Cream Recipe. And check out our other recipes – Dreyer’s Coffee Ice Cream Sundae with Homemade Mexican Hot Fudge and Gluten Free Brownies and S’mores Chocolate Malt Frozen Custard Sandwich recipe.

I am a member of the Dreyers’s campaign to celebrate National Ice Cream Month. This is a sponsored post. All opinions, recipes, and pictures are my own. 

Everyone will love this delicious (and easy!) blueberry parfait & vanilla ice cream recipe. #blueberry #parfait #icecream #mugpie

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