This Billy Miner Ice Cream Pie recipe is not for the faint of heart (or appetite)! Packed with rich flavors and irresistible textures, this dessert is a true showstopper, perfect for celebrating birthdays or any special occasion, especially if you’re a die-hard Oreo fan!

a billy miner ice cream pie with three slices cut

What we love about Billy Miner ice cream pie

We have a sweet spot in our hearts for Oreo cookies, so any dessert that incorporates them has our attention! Billy Miner pie is known for its Oreo pie crust, coffee-flavored ice cream filling, and a drizzle of hot fudge and caramel sauce.

Our version of this indulgent dessert recipe takes it up another level. While the Billy Miner ice cream pie is pretty fantastic as it is, we decided to add another layer of Oreo crust AND create an entire layer of fudge. And don’t forget our homemade whipped cream layer!

This dessert is truly unforgettable! We love making it for all kinds of celebrations. We’ve even made a version for cookie dough lovers that you can find here: Cookie Lovers Billy Miner Ice Cream Pie.

What is Billy Miner ice cream pie?

If you have never heard of this pie before, you might be wondering about the origin of Billy Miner pie. This delicious dessert recipe has a truly unique history behind it!

This scrumptious ice cream pie is named for a real person! Billy Miner is a notorious train robber who lived in Canada in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He was most well known for robbing the Canadian Pacific Railroad in the fall of 1904. He was known as a “Gentleman Bandit” because he never used any violence when robbing trains!

The Billy Miner ice cream pie was first made at a restaurant called the Keg Steakhouse & Bar in western Canada. Not only does Billy Miner have this dessert namesake, but he also has a bunch of drinks named after him and his adventures, too! This restaurant also famously decorated its dining room with images of Billy Miner as well.

How to make Billy Miner ice cream pie

  1. Melt 1/4 cup butter in the microwave or in a small stock pot on the stove.
  2. Mix crushed cookies with the melted butter.
  3. Press half of the mixture into the bottom of a 10-inch pie plate and chill in the fridge. Set aside the rest of the cookie mixture.
  4. Melt the remaining butter along with the chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat. Keep a very close eye as chocolate can burn easily!
  5. When the chocolate butter mixture is melted, take it off of the heat and stir in the sugar.
  6. Gradually pour in the evaporated milk and make sure to mix it while pouring.
    • Note: it is important to pour the evaporated milk in slowly. This is because melted chocolate can seize and harden when introduced to a cold liquid. A gentle whisking throughout will also help!
  7. Stir in the vanilla extract and set aside the fudge mixture to cool.
  8. Remove the chilled pie crust from the fridge. Top the crust with coffee ice cream, and smooth out the top. Spread out the remaining crushed Oreos and place in the freezer.
  9. Once the ice cream has firmed up in the freezer, you can remove it for the next step. Spread the fudge over the ice cream layer and pop it in the freezer again.
  10. In a stand mixer, or in a bowl using an electric mixer, whip heavy cream and powdered sugar until it becomes thick. When you are able to make soft peaks with the whisk, your whipped cream is ready!
  11. Top the pie with whipped cream and store in the freezer until you are ready to serve.

How to serve Billy Miner ice cream pie

When you are ready to serve, remove the ice cream pie and let it sit on the counter for a couple of minutes. And here is a pro tip for you: run your knife under hot water and dry it before slicing. A hot knife will help you get a clean slice without compressing any of the ingredients!

close up image of layers of a slice of Billy Miner ice cream pie

Other scrumptious desserts to add to your recipe board!

If we had to choose a favorite meal, it would definitely be dessert. Here are some more Oreo-based recipes to try if you loved our Billy Miner Ice Cream Pie!

  • If you are a fan of an Oreo pie crust, then look no further than our Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie. It is a family-friendly recipe that everyone loves!
  • Our Oreo Tiramisu is out of this world. It is just nearly as rich and indulgent as the Billy Miner pie. And if you’re interested in learning the history of Oreos, then check out our blog post for this recipe!
  • Lastly, our Cookies and Cream Rice Krispies Treats are to die for! We love Rice Krispie Treats, and we love Oreos. So we thought, why not combine them for the dessert of our dreams?!
overhead image of a slice of Billy Miner ice cream pie on a plate with a fork next to it

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Billy Miner Ice Cream Pie

5 from 1 vote
Author: Food Dolls
Servings: 12 servings
Prep: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
If you love ice cream, you will love this pie! Loaded with crushed cookie layers, a thick fudge layer, coffee ice cream, and whipped topping. Top with sliced almonds, caramel, and chocolate sauce!

Ingredients  

  • 1/2 cup butter divided
  • 36 Oreo cookies crushed
  • 3 ounces unsweetened dark chocolate
  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 quarts coffee ice cream such as Haagen Daaz, slightly softened
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 Tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Instructions 

  • Melt 1/4 cup butter in the microwave or in a small stock pot on the stove.
    1/2 cup butter
  • Mix crushed cookies with the melted butter.
    36 Oreo cookies
  • Press half of the mixture in the bottom of a 10-inch pie plate and chill in the fridge. Set aside the rest of the cookie mixture.
  • Melt the remaining butter alongside chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat. Keep a very close eye as chocolate can burn easily!
    3 ounces unsweetened dark chocolate
  • When the chocolate butter mixture is melted, take it off of the heat and stir in the sugar.
    2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • Gradually pour in the evaporated milk and make sure to mix it while pouring. Note: it is important to pour the evaporated milk in slowly. This is because melted chocolate can seize and harden when introduced to a cold liquid. A gentle whisking throughout will also help!
    2/3 cups evaporated milk
  • Stir in the vanilla extract and set aside the fudge mixture to cool.
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Remove the chilled pie crust from the fridge. Top the crust with coffee ice cream, and smooth out the top. Spread out the remaining crushed Oreos and place in the freezer.
    1 1/2 quarts coffee ice cream
  • Once the ice cream has firmed up in the freezer, you can remove it for the next step. Spread the fudge over the ice cream layer and pop it in the freezer again.
  • In a stand mixer, or in a bowl using an electric mixer, whip heavy cream and powdered sugar until it becomes thick. When you are able to make soft peaks with the whisk, your whipped cream is ready!
    1 cup heavy whipping cream, 3 Tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • Top the pie with whipped cream and store in the freezer until you are ready to serve. Serve with slivered almonds, caramel, and fudge.
    1 cup sliced almonds

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Notes

*Tip: Slice with a hot knife!
Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with almonds, caramel and chocolate sauce. Enjoy. Eat. Repeat.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 641kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 510mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 61g | Vitamin A: 834IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 218mg | Iron: 6mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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a side view of a slice of Billy Miner ice cream pie showing the layers of chocolate crust, coffee ice cream, fudge, and whipped topping

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  1. It says to divide the butter, but doesn’t say how to divide it in the instructions (1/4 c each time, or …?)

    1. I just made this but remade the chocolate fudge sauce, 2/3 cup evaporated milk made it too thin – is this measurement correct ??

      1. Hi Silvia, we haven’t had this issue, but it might have varied depending on the type of chocolate you use. Feel free to adjust as needed!

        Xo,
        Alia & Radwa