Homemade Butterfinger Ice Cream

Homemade Butterfinger Ice Cream

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Sheri Mullins


This recipe came from my mother-in-law who made vanilla ice cream this way for many years. My husband loves butterfingers so in our ice cream maker he decided to add crushed up butterfingers. The kids won't let him make it any other way now! We make this in a 5-gallon electric ice cream maker.

NOTE: This recipe does use raw eggs.


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5 quart freezer
30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 16 oz
    half and half
  • 16 oz
    whipping cream
  • 6
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
  • ·
    dash of salft
  • 8
    regular size butterfingers, crushed
  • ·
    whole milk - to finish filling ice cream freezer
  • ·
    rock salt
  • ·

How to Make Homemade Butterfinger Ice Cream


  1. Rinse metal freezer container to get it wet and place in freezer.
  2. In large mixing bowl, beat eggs until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla, sugar and salt; mix well.
  4. Mix in half and half and whipping cream; mix well.
  5. Place bowl with mixture into refrigerator to get cold for 30 minutes.
  6. Crush up butterfingers with rolling pin.
  7. Pour cold mixture into cold metal container bucket (with insert).
  8. Add crushed butterfingers.
  9. Add enough whole milk to fill line on container.
  10. Cover with lid and attach to electric ice cream bucket.
  11. Pour in ice, water and rock salt. Start ice cream maker and continue supplementing with ice and rock salt until ice cream is finished.
  12. NOTE: To make Srawberry Ice Cream
    Mash 5 cups fresh strawberries in small bowl. Do steps 1 thru 4. Add strawberries to mixture; place bowl in refrigerator to get cold about 30 min. Pour cold mixture into metal container. Do steps 9 thru 11.
  13. NOTE: to make Chocolate Ice Cream
    6 eggs, 2 cups sugar, 1 cup cocoa powder, 1-1/2 cup chocolate syrup, 16 oz. half and half, 16 oz. whipping cream, 2 t. Vanilla
    Do steps 1 thru 5; pour cold mixture into metal container. Do steps 9 thru 11

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Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices

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