Ice Cream Date Pie


1/4 cup soft butter or margarine
1 pkg. Betty Crocker date bar mix
1/2 cup hot water
1 qt. pistachio, butter pecan, or coffee ice cream

Heat oven to 400F. With fork, mix butter and crumbly mix from date bar mix. Spread in ungreased baking pan, 13x9x2". Bake 10 minutes. Do not over-bake. Remove from oven; crumble with fork. Reserve 1/2 cup crumbled mixture; press remaining hot mixture against bottom and side of 9" pie pan. Cool.

Stir hot water into date filling; cool. Spoon ice cream into pie shell; spread date filling over ice cream. Sprinkle reserved crumbly mixture over top. Freeze until firm.