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Easy Blueberry Surprise Recipe

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cup butter, softened
cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup all purpose flour
cup chopped pecans
gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
1 can (21 oz.) blueberry pie filling

Heat oven to 400
Mix butter, sugar, flour, pecans
Press evenly in bottom of ungreased pan 9x9x2. Bake until light brown approximately 12 minutes. Crumble with spoon cool.
Reserve one cup of crumbs. Press remaining crumbs evenly in bottom of pan. Pack ice cream on crumbs. Sprinkle reserved crumbs on top. Wrap and refreeze.
Before serving:
Heat the pie filling. Cut the ice cream base into 3 inch squares. Spoon on warm berry topping and serve immediately.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gram noted that this was originally from Sig Donahue.
I would make the blueberry topping from scratch after picking the berries at Patt's in July.




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