We get it, you’re exhausted from living it up Punta Cana and you haven’t even started studying for your impending midterms... Take a stress-break and use your fond Pi day memories from middle school math class to inspire you to make some easy peasy pies!

Oreo Ice Cream Pie Two pies, zero baking

What you need: §  Vanilla Ice Cream (half-gallon) o   Stone Ridge Creamery $3.49 on sale! §  1 Container of Cool Whip o   8 oz container $2.85 §  1 package of Oreo cookies o   $4.49 §  2 premade chocolate cookie crumb pie crusts (you can find these in the baking isle) o   $2.55 each (Keebler brand)

Directions: Let the ice cream and cool whip soften while you crush the Oreo cookies—use as many as you want. Just put them in a Ziploc bag and hit them with something heavy (bonus, this doubles as stress relief!)  Mix the ice cream, cool whip and cookie crumbs together.  Then divide the mixture between the two premade piecrusts.  Freeze for 4 hours (if you can wait that long) before inhaling.

Easy, Cheesy, Broccoli Quiche Like breakfast but better

§  1 Pilsbury Pie crust $3.99 for a pack of 2 §  1 cup of milk §  4 eggs §  2 cups shredded cheddar cheese o   everyday essentials shredded sharp cheddar sale! $2.29 §  1–2 cups of frozen broccoli, defrosted o   everyday essentials $1.95 §  salt and pepper

Adapted from Pilsbury.com

Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees, then roll out the piecrust in a pie dish (you can buy 3 foil pie tins for $1.19 at FroGro).  Make sure to pressing down on the center and pinch edges to form crust.  Prick the bottom of the crust about 8 times with a fork, then bake for 8 minutes.

While the crust is cooking, defrost the broccoli in the microwave (make sure to strain excess water) and then roughly chop.  In a mixing bowl, beat eggs, then add milk and salt and pepper.

After the crust has baked for 8 minutes, take it out of the oven and layer the cheese and broccoli in the bottom of the dish.  Pour the egg mixture on top, and bake for 30–35 minutes.

Almost Instant Chocolate Chip Pie Where cookie meets pie with minimal effort.

What you need:

§  1 package of Nestle Toll House Cookie Dough (the kind that’s in a tube) o   $2.99 sale! §  1 Pilsbury piecrust (comes in packs of two—you can use the leftover one from the quiche!) §  Vanilla ice cream for topping (optional)

Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Roll out the piecrust in pie dish, press down and pinch the edges of the dough to form the crust.  Prick the center of the dough with a fork before pressing the cookie dough down to evenly cover the pan.  Bake for 50-60 minutes, and serve warm with ice cream.


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