RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
Turtle Pecan Pie
1-1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate morsels
1 cup evaporated milk
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 quart vanilla ice cream, divided
16 pecan halves, toasted
Stir together chocolate cookie crumbs and butter; press into a deep-dish 9-inch pieplate, and freeze 15 minutes.
Combine chocolate morsels and next 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool.
Spread 2 cups ice cream into prepared crust; cover and freeze 30 minutes. Pour half of chocolate mixture over ice cream layer; cover and freeze 30 minutes. Repeat procedure with remaining ice cream and chocolate mixture. Cover and freeze. Press pecan halves into top of pie. Serve with caramel sauce. Makes 1 (9-inch) pie.
Note: You can substitute 1 (8-inch) chocolate piecrust for chocolate cookie crumbs and butter.