Travel back to elementary school math class and you may remember a few facts about pi. Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter and an infinite decimal that starts with 3.14. Get it? The numeric date of Pi Day is March 14 — 3/14!
Inspired by her son’s fourth grade teacher, Celebrations.com’s Jeanne Benedict shares an innovative idea to make the most of this math lesson! To celebrate Pi Day, bake some homemade pies with your kids. Read on for a fuss-free recipe to get you started, then get creative with your own ideas and make a theme party out of it!
S’Mores Ice Cream Pie (no-bake)
Here’s an easy “no bake” pie that the kids can make for Pi Day.
- 1 pint chocolate ice cream, softened
- 1 (9-inch) graham cracker piecrust
- Hershey’s chocolate syrup
- 2 cups mini marshmallows
- 1/2 cup graham crackers broken into 1-inch pieces
Spoon ice cream into graham cracker crust. Drizzle chocolate syrup over ice cream and pile on the marshmallows along with the graham cracker pieces. Finish it all off with more chocolate syrup. Freeze until the ice cream is solid and serve cold.Makes 8 servings
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