Cookie Monster Ice Cream {without a machine}

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I’m so excited to share that I made my FIRST homemade ice cream last week with my kids! It was a BIG hit, I’ve already got plans to make another flavor.   I wanted to do something fun and different, so we died the ice cream BLUE, threw in a bunch of cookies, and called it Cookie Monster Ice Cream. And we made the ice cream without a machine!

cookie monster ice cream


This ice cream idea all came together when I hosted a little game on  my Instagram account .  I asked about favorite flavors of ice cream. Someone mentioned they’d been to an ice cream shop that sells Cookie Monster Ice Cream, and that it was blue, just like that cute little monster, and I thought it would be so fun to make with my kiddos!

They loved helping chop up the cookies and mixing in the dairy. I think it was fun to see how one of their favorite treats was put together.

kids activity making cookie monster ice cream

The hardest part is spreading out the jobs enough so that they all feel equally participating.  This recipe is SUPER simple, and if you are ok with dying your food every once in a while, the BLUE is pretty fun, but you don’t have to add that part in.

how to make cookie monster ice cream

This recipe makes a good half gallon, yumminess for several days!

Cookie Monster Ice Cream Recipe

4.75 from 4 votes
healthy snack
Cookie Monster Ice Cream
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Homemade ice cream without a dessert. Easy 3 ingredients plus cookie mix in's!
Course: Dessert
Author: Kristen Duke
  • ice cream:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1-8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1-14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • mix in's:
  • 10 Oreo cookies
  • 10 Chips Ahoy cookies
  • Blue food coloring paste approx 1/4 tsp.
  1. Chill a metal bowl and/or beater blades for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Beat the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form.
  3. Beat the cream cheese until creamy.
  4. Slowly add the sweetened condensed milk and beat again.
  5. Add in the blue food coloring, as much or as little as possible.
  6. Fold in the whipped cream gently.
  7. Stir in the cookie chunks.
  8. Transfer to a freezer friendly dish (I used a bread loaf pan)
  9. Freeze 4-6 hours or overnight

homemade ice cream without a machine

Make some Cookie Monster Ice Cream with your kids, ASAP!

I also have these yummy ice cream recipes on my site.

Lime Cheesecake Ice Cream

Mango Raspberry Ice Cream

No Churn Mud Pie Ice Cream


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