Ice Cream Cupcakes

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 60 min.
With just some ice cream and cookies you're on your way to making everyone's favorite cupcakes.

Ingredients

  • paper cupcake liners
  • muffin tin
  • 12 chocolate sandwich cookies
  • mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Tbs cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbs powdered sugar

Directions

  • Place 12 paper cupcake liners in muffin tin. Crumble one cookie in each cupcake liner. Place scoop of ice cream in each liner. Freeze until solid. Meanwhile, whip cream until slightly thickened, add cocoa and powdered sugar; continue whipping until soft peaks form.
  • Frost each cupcake with cocoa whipped cream. Freeze until ready to serve. Place extra cupcakes in airtight container; store in freezer up to one week.

Fruit Cupcake Variation: For fruit cupcakes, try crushed shortbread cookies with fresh strawberries, homemade strawberry ice cream and honey whipped cream. To make honey whipped cream, omit cocoa and powdered sugar; substitute 1 tablespoon honey; prepare as above.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 219
  Calories from Fat 93 (42%)
(16%)Total Fat 10g
(29%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(8%)Cholesterol 24mg
(4%)Sodium 98mg
(1%)Potassium 33mg
Total Carbohydrate 28g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 22g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(8%)Protein 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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