Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published July 28, 2020
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If you’re craving for something sweet and refreshing, you have come to the right place. Sometimes, it is just simply not enough to just eat a cookie or an ice cream to get that sweet satisfaction. That is why, for today’s recipe, we’ll show you how you can make an easy chocolate chip cookie ice cream cake. This ice cream cake recipe combines the texture of the ice cream with the sweetness of the chocolate chip cookies.

Yes, you have read that right. The chewy goodness of the chocolate chip cookie now as a refreshing ice cream cake recipe. The best part of this it’s not difficult to make. Just follow these simple steps and you’re good to go. You can experiment with the flavor of the ice cream that you will use in this recipe. The most commonly used will be vanilla, but we recommend using strawberry and pistachio ice cream as well.

Serve this during parties or every after a meal, we guarantee that this is one dessert you will never forget. For more, ice cream experience, try our homemade grape ice cream recipe.

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

Can't decide between ice cream and cookies. Why choose? Have 'em both with this sweet ice cream cake recipe.

  • 1 pkg small chocolate chip cookies (18 oz)
  • ¼ cup margarine (melted)
  • 1 cup hot fudge topping
  • 2 qt ice cream
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 12 maraschino cherries
  1. Crush half the cookies (about 20) to make crumbs. 

  2. Combine crumbs with melted margarine, and press into the bottom of a 9-inch Springform pan or pie plate. Stand remaining cookies around the edge of the pan. 

  3. Spread ¾ cup fudge topping over the crust. Freeze for 15 minutes. 

  4. Meanwhile, soften 1 quart of ice cream in the microwave or on the countertop.

  5. After the crust has chilled, spread the softened ice cream over the fudge layer. Freeze for 30 minutes. 

  6. Scoop the remaining quart of ice cream into balls and arrange over the spread ice cream layer.

  7. Freeze until firm, 4 hours or overnight. To serve, garnish with the remainder of fudge topping, whipped cream, and cherries.

How To Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Cake

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Can't decide between ice cream and cookies. Why choose? Have 'em both with this sweet ice cream cake recipe.

Preparation Time: 45 mins
Freeze Time: 4 hrs
Total Time: 4 hrs 45 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 pkg small chocolate chip cookies, 18 oz
  • ¼ cup margarine, melted
  • 1 cup hot fudge topping
  • 2 qt ice cream
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 12 maraschino cherries

Instructions

  1. Crush half the cookies (about 20) to make crumbs. 

  2. Combine crumbs with melted margarine, and press into the bottom of a 9-inch Springform pan or pie plate. Stand remaining cookies around the edge of the pan. 

  3. Spread ¾ cup fudge topping over the crust. Freeze for 15 minutes. 

  4. Meanwhile, soften 1 quart of ice cream in the microwave or on the countertop.

  5. After the crust has chilled, spread the softened ice cream over the fudge layer. Freeze for 30 minutes. 

  6. Scoop the remaining quart of ice cream into balls and arrange over the spread ice cream layer.

  7. Freeze until firm, 4 hours or overnight. To serve, garnish with the remainder of fudge topping, whipped cream, and cherries.

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Nutrition

  • Calcium: 335mg
  • Calories: 737kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 75g
  • Cholesterol: 114mg
  • Fat: 48g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 573mg
  • Protein: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 24g
  • Sodium: 254mg
  • Sugar: 62g
  • Vitamin A: 1301IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

How do I properly store ice cream cake?

By the rule of thumb with desserts, you must place your cake in an airtight container and place it in the fridge. However, since this particular cake has ice cream, you must put it in the freezer so that it will not melt. Ice cream experts will often remind consumers not to let your ice cream sit in the freezer for seven days. This is also true for ice cream cakes.

Why isn’t my ice cream cake creamy?

You might be wondering why your ice cream cake lacks that smoothness. There can be a couple of factors especially when your ice cream is homemade. First, fat content. As a rule of thumb, the higher the fat content, the creamier your ice cream becomes. If you want your ice cream to be creamy, use milk that has a high-fat content. Second, sugar. The more sugar you add to your ice cream, the creamier it becomes. This is due to the fact that sugar doesn’t allow fast freezing.

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Conclusion

The best way to enjoy chocolate chip cookies on a hot day - as an ice cream flavor! This recipe is easy to make and stores well in your freezer. Make an extra big batch for the summer and store in your freezer as you would with a store-bought ice cream.

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