Brownie Pie a la Mode

This Brownie Pie a la Mode is a super easy dessert recipe.  Picture a warm brownie pie fresh out of the oven and topped with vanilla ice cream and a quick and easy homemade fudge sauce.

a slice of Brownie Pie a la mode with fudge sauce

This brownie pie recipe is a good recipe for fudgy brownies that is made in a pie plate instead of a typical brownie pan.  It’s cut into slices, just like pie, and it’s best to eat when it’s still warm and a little bit gooey.

I made this brownie pie recipe for the first time at a little family barbecue we were having one summer.  It was the kind of barbecue where the adults are all mingling and the kids are running around like banshees in the backyard.  When it came time for dessert, we instructed the kids to “go get a slice.”  By the time the adults reached the pan, there wasn’t a crumb left. This pie is good!

Warm Brownie Pie topped with ice cream and fudge sauce

I love the simplicity of a recipe like this.  There is nothing fancy about a brownie pie.  Store bought ice cream added on top is perfect.  You can opt for a different flavor ice cream, if you wish.  And if you’re not into making the homemade fudge sauce (though it’s pretty good, so I don’t recommend skipping it!), you can certainly buy some hot fudge at the store instead.

If you’re looking for more pie recipes, you might also enjoy my Butterfinger Pie or this Coconut Cream PieBoston Cream Pie and Atlantic Beach Lemon Cream Pie are good choices too!

Brownie Pie a la Mode

So good with hot fudge drizzled on top too!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies, dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 485 kcal

Ingredients

BROWNIE PIE:

  • 1/2 cup granulated white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

FUDGE SAUCE:

  • 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter

ICE CREAM:

  • 3 1/3 cups vanilla ice cream

Instructions

MAKE THE BROWNIE PIE:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9-inch pie plate with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine sugar, butter and water in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-heat, stirring occasionally, just until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Immediately add chocolate chips; stir until melted. Remove from heat and let cool for a few minutes. Add eggs; beat with spoon until well-blended.
  3. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Add to chocolate mixture; stir until well-blended. Stir in vanilla and nuts, if desired; pour into prepared pie plate.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until almost set. (pie will not test done in center) I like to pull it out a little early since I like gooey brownies!

PREPARE THE FUDGE SAUCE:

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave on HIGH an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth.

ASSEMBLE:

  1. Top warm pie slices with 1/3 cup scoops of ice cream and a drizzle of the fudge sauce.

Recipe Notes

  • shortcut tip:  purchase hot fudge from the store instead of making this homemade version.
Nutrition Facts
Brownie Pie a la Mode
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 485 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 183mg 8%
Potassium 387mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 55g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 41g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 7.9%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 12.3%
Iron 18.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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