Cookies and Cream Ice Cream is a classic flavor loved by people of all ages. Making it from scratch is easier than you might think, and the results are always worth it. In this article, we will share a simple yet delicious recipe for Cookies and Cream Ice Cream that you can make at home.
|Heavy Cream||2 cups|
|Whole Milk||1 cup|
|Vanilla Extract||1 tsp|
- Heat the heavy cream, whole milk, sugar, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved.
- Let the mixture simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks until they become pale yellow.
- Slowly pour the hot cream mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly.
- Pour the mixture back into the saucepan and cook over low heat, constantly stirring, until it thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
- Remove the mixture from the heat and let it cool completely.
- Crush the Oreo cookies into small pieces using a food processor or by placing them in a sealed plastic bag and crushing them with a rolling pin.
- Once the ice cream mixture is cooled, stir in the vanilla extract and crushed Oreo cookies.
- Pour the mixture into an ice cream maker and churn according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Transfer the ice cream to a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 4 hours before serving.
That’s it! Your delicious Cookies and Cream Ice Cream is ready to be served.
- For a chunkier texture, you can increase the amount of Oreo cookies used.
- To prevent a film from forming on top of the mixture while it cools, place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the mixture.