Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

Remember those Browned Butter Snickerdoodles I told you guys about last week? Well, they ended up in the freezer. You see, I hadn’t made them for anything specific, other than an urge to bake something delicious. And I had just recently taken a treat in to work, so I threw them in the freezer.

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

My original plan was to save them for this coming weekend. My sister and her Hubby are coming to visit and she LOVES snickerdoodles. Yea, they didn’t last that long. It started with just snacking on one here or there and then turned them in to this ice cream.

Hubby has been requesting cookie dough ice cream since I got the ice cream maker attachment for Christmas (it’s his favorite). So cookies and ice cream were on my mind. I figured I might be able to hold off his request for cookie dough ice cream a little longer if I just mixed some cookies into ice cream. Same idea, right?

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

I knew from making this vanilla bean ice cream that I wanted to use full fat coconut milk throughout the recipe. I wanted this ice cream to be thick and extra creamy. So I just substituted the coconut milk in place of the heavy cream and half and half in the recipe. The nice thing about most ice cream recipes is that the amount of dairy usually adds up to 3.5 cups. That’s exactly what you’ll get out of two cans of coconut milk! While the base of the original ice cream recipe does taste snickerdoodle-y, I wanted to have the snickerdoodles be the star of the show. So I just chopped a couple cookies up into large chunks that got mixed in at the end of the churning process.

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

So enough about how I made the ice cream, I’m sure you’re wondering how it tasted. Hands down, the best non-chocolate ice cream I’ve made (hey, I’m a chocolate lover, it’s tough to beat). For Hubby, there is no caviat, it’s the best ice cream I’ve made. Period.

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

Now after creating this ice cream, I tried to save some for my snickerdoodle loving sister. I tried really hard. But Hubby loved it so much there was no chance. The amazing thing about this ice cream was how soft and chewy the cookie chunks became in the ice cream. They were still chunks, but just the perfect texture to compliment the ice cream.

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Snickerdoodle Ice Cream

Cinnamon and nutmeg flavor this dairy free ice cream which is studded with chunks of snickerdoodles.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
2 cans original (not low-fat) coconut milk
1-1/2 tsp vanilla
2 cups chopped snickerdoodle cookies (homemade, or store-bought

Directions:

In a large bowl combine sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add coconut milk and vanilla and whisk until smooth.

Pour the mixture immediately into ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer's instructions.

When the ice cream is almost done, add the cookie chunks and churn for the last 3-5 minutes.

Scoop ice cream into a freezer safe-container and freeze until hard.

Recipe adapted from Noble Pig, originally from Recipegirl

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6 Responses to “Soft Pretzels – 1 WW pt each!”

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    Sarah Parks — December 10, 2007 at 4:50 pm

    I was going to go online and look for a recipe for pretzels! thanks so much!

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    ~Amber~ — December 10, 2007 at 4:54 pm

    They look awesome! I am so glad that you enjoyed them. I need to make them soon myself.

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    Dori — December 10, 2007 at 5:14 pm

    1 point each?????? i’m SO there.

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    Julie — December 16, 2007 at 2:44 am

    I just made these…they were SO good and DH has no idea they were weight watchers. Thanks!!

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    Ashley — April 27, 2010 at 10:09 pm

    Made the Garlic Parmesan version of these last night and absolutely loved them! They are ALL gone already! 🙂 Thanks for sharing them!!

    Heres the link if you want to check them out on my blog:
    http://ashleyscookingadventures.blogspot.com/2010/04/30-things-to-make-before-i-turn-30.html

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    stephanie — February 8, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    From what i figured they are close to 3 points each. The flour alone is going to give you 48 points plus they 5 points for the brown sugar divided by the 24 servings is over 2 points. This is from using the weight watchers app….as I wrong???

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