Mint Cookies & Cream Ice Cream

January 11, 2012 • Alaska from Scratch, Desserts, Ice Cream & Popsicles, Recipes

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If you fancy mint chip and/or cookies-n-cream ice cream, you’re going to love this amazing combo. Rich, creamy vanilla ice cream base with a hint of cool peppermint and oodles of crushed mint Oreos swirled in. It’s an indulgent bowl full of homemade minty yumminess.

Mint Cookies & Cream Ice Cream

Yields: About 2 quarts

  • 1-1/2c milk
  • 1-1/8c sugar
  • 3c heavy cream
  • 1T vanilla
  • 1/4t peppermint extract
  • 15 Oreos crushed

Combine the first five ingredients in a bowl and stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour ice cream batter into your ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions. Add the crushed Oreos in the last 2 minutes of mixing. Place in a freezer-safe container and freeze thoroughly before serving.