Cherry Parfait Ice Cream Pie**
vanilla ice cream
pie shell (9 inch)
cherry pie filling
In mixing bowl stir half of the ice cream until of spreading consistency; spread evenly in pie crust.
Top with half of the cherry pie filling.
Freeze until filling is partially frozen, about 45 minutes.
Stir remaining ice cream to spreading consistency; spread over partially frozen pie filling in crust.
Freeze until firm, at least 3 hours. Just before serving, top with remaining pie filling.
Garnish with whipped topping if desired.