Have you ever had a cookie
milkshake? It’s as delicious as it sounds. And easy too. Simply place some ice
cream, milk and your cookies of choice into a blender and whip it up. Add some
whole or chopped cookies and whipped cream for garnish and you have a cookie
I’m a big fan because you can
actually taste the flavors of your chosen cookie in the milkshake, making for
a nice change from the usual. And, of course, the possibilities are endless.
I love to riff on this idea by
making cookie milkshake popsicles. They are just as easy, and I love having
batches of these treats in my freezer for indulging any time. (Maybe I
shouldn’t love this so much?)
This recipe highlights one of my
very favorite cookies: chocolate wafers. As a child, I could eat these by the
handful and I love the way their flavor shines through in these rich and
A milkshake on a stick? Not the worst
thing to happen to your week!
Chocolate Cookie Milkshake Pops
1 ½ cups whole milk
½ cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
one 9-ounce package chocolate
wafer cookies, divided
1. Cut 20 cookies in half; set aside.
2. Place the milk, heavy cream,
sugar, cocoa and the remaining cookies into a blender. Blend for 30 seconds.
Scrape down the sides and blend for 10 more seconds.
3. Place two cookie halves in the
bottoms of 10 popsicle molds. Pour the milkshake mixture in to cover. Repeat
with remaining cookie halves and milkshake, pushing down the cookies to
submerge. Freeze for an hour, add your popsicle sticks and freeze overnight.
4. To release the pops, hold the
molds briefly under hot water.