Cookies and Cream Chocolate Ice Cream

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Calling all cookies and cream fans. This chocolate ice cream cone is loaded with broken cookies in the ice cream and sprinkled with cookie crumbs in the cone. It’s an Oreo explosion in every bite.

Oreo Cookies

Okay, so you know you’ll need some Oreo cookies. You’ll also need sweetened condensed milk, heavy whipping cream, cocoa and vanilla. But that’s it.

Making Ice Cream

The best part about this recipe is that you don’t need to own an ice cream maker. You can whip everything together in just a few minutes and put in the freezer to firm up.

Crushed Oreos

The ice cream base is plain chocolate with crumbled cookies mixed in. But, feel free to switch up your add-ins for different combinations using your fave cookies or candies. Snickers ice cream anyone?

Ice Cream Containers

Once everything is mixed up, pour the mixture in a 9 X 5 loaf pan and freeze. Or use a long and narrow container like the one above. I love it. It’s great for scooping and I usually keep it stored in the freezer when I’m not using it.

Freeze the ice cream for a few hours and it’s ready to enjoy.

If you’re up for it, make your own waffle cones while the ice cream is chilling out in the freezer.

You’ll need a machine for these though.

Chocolate Waffle Cone Ingredients

For the waffle cone batter, I mixed in some melted chocolate and some finely crushed cookie crumbs.

Making Waffle Cones

It’s just like making a waffle. A super shallow waffle! (Here’s the machine I used) But then you get to roll and shape them. The fun part!!! And very satisfying.

Chocolate Waffle Cones

So cool! Simple things make me happy.

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Cones

Ingredients:

Cookies & Cream Ice Cream
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 15 Oreo cookies, broken into small pieces
Chocolate Cones
  • 1 oz unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons finely crushed Oreo Cookies
  • vanilla candy coating, optional

Directions:

  1. For ice cream: Place metal mixing bowl and whisk attachment in freezer for about 30 minutes to get really cold.
  2. Meanwhile, in another bowl, whisk together sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and cocoa until combined and smooth.
  3. Remove bowl from freezer and whip heavy cream on medium-high for about 2-3 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold whipped cream gently into chocolate mixture until incorporated. Fold in cookie pieces reserving some of the pieces to place on top. Pour ice cream mixture in loaf pan or container. Freeze for 5-6 hours.
  5. For cones: Melt chocolate and butter in a small bowl in microwave for about 20 seconds. Stir to combine and set aside to cool. In a separate bowl, stir eggs and salt together until combined. Add sugar and whisk for about a minute. Whisk in the chocolate mixture and add vanilla. Then slowly stir in the flour and fine cookie crumbs until combined and any lumps are gone.
  6. Bake about 3 tablespoons or 1/4 cup of batter in waffle cone maker at a time following your machine's instructions.
  7. Note: you can dip cooled cones in melted vanilla candy coating and sprinkle with more cookie crumbs if desired. Place on wax paper until set. Makes 6 cones.

 

yum

Enjoy!!!

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18 comments on “Cookies and Cream Chocolate Ice Cream”

  1. This sounds amazing. I love that it doesn’t need an ice cream maker because that means I have actual hope to make it soon!

  2. Everyone knows I’m a sucker for cookies and cream ice cream. Gaaah I’m so gonna make this! ?

  3. Okay now that’s something I can do and looks delicious. 

  4. Oh so yummy! You are the Diva! Thank you for sharing!

  5. The way you describe the satisfaction of making those waffle cones makes me want to try it!

  6. I know one boy who will be very happy to eat this on his upcoming 8th birthday! Cookies & Cream is his favorite flavor and this looks easy enough for us to do together – thank you!

  7. I need to make this ice cream! It looks amazing!

  8. OMG that looks yummy :D

  9. Made the ice cream portion of the recipe yesterday and it turned out fabulous. I lined my 5 X 9 pan with plastic wrap to easily remove the block of ice cream once it froze. I cut the block into 1/2″ slices and made ice cream sandwiches using a modified brownie recipe for the “cookie”. I plan to make a few variations of the ice cream using match (green tea) powder, expresso powder, and use chopped Heath bars, Reese’s pieces, or the new M & M caramels in place of Oreos. In my books, anything worth doing is worth “over-doing”! :)

  10. I feel like if I had the luck to live with you, I would stop losing weight because everything you make looks and sound SOOO delicious. And I’ll just stuff myself silly with cake pops, cupcakes, cakes, homemade icecream until I burst

  11. Thanks for another great recipe! I needed a recipe that I could make a day ahead, and this was perfect! I’d never made no-churn ice cream before, but it’s safe to say that I’ll be making it often from now on! It was a total success, and everyone loved it :)

  12. This looks AMAZING!! I love cookies and cream!!Thanks for the recipe and I will definitely make it soon. 

  13. Can I use bittersweet chocolate?

  14. so delicous Hmmmmm sweet

  15. oh so yummy

  16. This dish looks creamy and delicious. Pure comfort food for sure!

  17. This recipe looked great at first! I had never attempted to make ice cream before. I also love anything with Oreos in it, so it seemed like a winner.

    I will say that the ice cream takes a good 8-9 hours to firm up. The flavor was there, but my friend and I thought it tasted a little too much like the heavy cream. Too buttery, and didn’t taste like a store-bought like I had hoped.

    If I were to make it again, I would use less heavy cream to even it out a bit. But for now, I’ll stick to Haagen-Dazs.

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