Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream is my son’s favorite flavor of ice cream. I’ve been working on this homemade recipe for a while and consistently get “yummy” reviews from everyone who comes over and tries it. Whenever possible, I like to make our ice cream homemade as it’s just so simple and delicious.

I saw this fantastic milk shake offered at Disney’s California Adventure for Mickey’s 90th birthday and just had to come up with a version at home. To make the shake, combine the ice cream and milk in a glass and stir to combine. You can also use a blender if you prefer. Top the milk shake with whipped cream, two Oreo cookies as the mouse ears and top with Mickey inspired sprinkles. I created the buttons a bit different from what they did in the park. I used a red candy melt and attached a yellow M&M with a little left over frosting I had in the refrigerator. You could also melt the candy melt a little to attach the M&M. Add a Mickey colored paper straw and serve. It’s cool, smooth, refreshing and oh so good!

Mickey Cookies and Cream Shake

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Mickey Cookies ‘n Cream Shake

I decided to use my homemade Cookies ‘n Cream ice cream to make the Mickey Cookies ‘n Cream Shake from Disney’s California Adventure. The shake is part of the celebration for Mickey’s 90th birthday. It is super smooth and yummy with loads of whipped cream and sprinkles.

Mickey Cookies and Cream Shake
Mickey Cookies and Cream Shake

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Recipe

Yield: 1.5 qt.

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream is smooth with cookie crunch, a fantastic homemade ice cream treat.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Churn Time 30 minutes
Freeze Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup cold low-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 cup cold heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 20 chocolate sandwich cookies, broken into chunks

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the milk and sugar, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Stir in the heavy cream and vanilla.
  3. Turn on the ice cream machine and set the timer for 25 minutes.
  4. During last 5 minutes of churning, add the cookie chunks into the machine.
  5. Transfer ice cream to freezer safe containers and freeze at least 2 to 3 hours.
  6. Take ice cream out of freezer about 5 to 10 minutes before serving to allow it to soften.

Notes

Adapted from King Arthur Flour

Yum

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Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

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