Tropical Margarita Freeze (Pie)

“Using fresh strawberries, and some yummy mango sherbet, Spring into summer with this wonderful and colorful frozen dessert. Be sure and add the tequila for the adult version. ;)”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large graham cracker pie crust (9-inch deep dish)
  • 1 pint mango sherbet, slightly softened (or sorbet)
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries (reserve 1-4 nice strawberries for decoration)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 12 cup margarita mix
  • 2 tablespoons tequila (optional)
  • 12 ounces whipped topping
  • 1 mango, sliced to make 8 strips

Directions

  1. Spoon sorbet over crust, spread evenly with metal spatula. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  2. In a food processor or blender, puree strawberries with sugar and margarita mix (and optional tequila). Pour into a large bowl and fold in whipped topping. Carefully pour into over sherbet.
  3. Place mango slices in a star pattern on top of strawberry mixture and gently press to make horizontally even. Place the remaining strawberry in the center. Freeze at least 4 hours until firm.
  4. PARFAIT VARIATION: Use graham cracker crumbs or vanilla wafers and place them amongst 8 freezer-proof margarita glasses. scoop in some sherbet, then the strawberry topping, Finally, garnish with a mango slice and 1/2 of a fresh strawberry. Freeze for 1 hour or till needed. (NOTE: be sure the glasses are safe for freezing).

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