Holiday Ice cream Loaf

Pat Duran


I have used this recipe so many times using different kinds of ice cream and cookie crumbs- it has become tradition for every holiday.
Pumpkin for Thanksgiving
Pepermint for Christmas
Mint Chip for St Patrick's Day..etc
Orginal recipe from Eagle Brand.

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12 servings


15 Min


2 c
finely crushed chocolate sandwich cookies(20)
3 or 4 Tbsp
unsalted butter,melted
1 c
crushed peppermint candy, divided
1/4 c
14 oz
can sweetened condensed milk
1 to 2 dash(es)
red food coloring
2 c
heavy cream, whipped (do not use thawed dairy whipped topping)

Directions Step-By-Step

Line a loaf pan with foil, extending over sides of pan. Combine cookie crumbs and butter, press firmly into bottom and partway up sides of pan.
Blend 1/4 cup peppermint candy and water in a blender until candy dissolves.

Combine milk,food coloring,1/2 cup of crushed peppermint candy and the peppermint liquid; mix well.
Fold in whipped cream and remaining 1/4 cup crushed candy. Pour into prepared pan. Cover.

Freeze at least 6 hours or overnight.
To serve , remove from pan, peel off foil gently and slice. Garnish with chocolate leaves and whipped cream, if desired.

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