How to Make Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream

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Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream


During one special time of year, Girl Scouts flock through neighborhoods selling their addictive cookies, and grocery stores stock up on Girl Scout cookie-themed ice cream. But now you can have your favorite Girl Scout cookie flavors throughout the year with this Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream recipe. Dreyer's/Edy's Grand Ice Cream has been creating innovative flavors ever since co-founders William Dreyer and Joseph Edy opened their first ice cream shop in Oakland, California in the 1920s. Chocolate and mint go well together and they mix even better with rich, creamy ice cream. This recipe is easy to follow, so even the most amateur cooks will be able to have a delicious dessert to enjoy.

Start to finish: 45 minutes, plus freezing time.

Serves: 8 (1/2 cup servings)


SamoasIceCream.jpgCreative Commons image by GoodNCrazy
Offered by Edy's
Customer service phone 888-590-3397[1]
Served as Dessert or snack
Main ingredients Thin mint cookies, eggs, sugar, cream
Cooking method Mixing, using an ice cream maker
Similar to Mint chocolate chip ice cream
Author Katrina Robinson
 

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Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream[2]
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk[3]
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon mint extract
  • 3 drops green food coloring
  • 1 sleeve of Thin Mint cookies (15 cookies), roughly crushed[4]

Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream Recipe

  1. In a bowl, whisk the eggs until they are light and fluffy.
  2. Gradually whisk in the sugar, then continue whisking until the mixture is completely blended together.[2]
  3. In a saucepan over medium-low heat, warm the heavy cream and the whole milk, stirring frequently.
  4. Slowly pour the warm mixture into the egg mixture, whisking consistently, then pour the mixture back into the saucepan.[4]
  5. Stir and heat until the mixture thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  6. Remove the mixture from the heat and add the vanilla and mint extracts as well as the food coloring.
  7. Cover the mixture and refrigerate for at least four hours.[3]
  8. Transfer the mixture to your ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer's directions.
  9. When there are only two or three minutes remaining, pour in the crushed Thin Mint cookies.[4]

Edy's Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookie Ice Cream Video

A great video showing how to make Girl Scouts Thin Mint Cookies from scratch.

Comments

  • For an even more homemade ice cream, try making the Thin Mint cookies from scratch instead of using them out of a box.
  • Thin Mints are the most popular type of cookie that is sold by the Girl Scouts, it accounts for 25% of total cookie sales annually.[5]

Also See: How to Make Girl Scout Samoa Cookies, How to Make Girl Scout Trefoils, How to Make Girl Scout Thin Mint Cookies, How to Make Edy's Girl Scouts Tagalongs Cookie Ice Cream, How to Make Homemade Nutella

References

  1. http://www.edys.com/main/contact.asp?b=105
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://erincooks.com/thin-mint-ice-cream/
  3. 3.0 3.1 http://www.zenfoodism.com/index.php/2006/03/28/beths-premium-thin-mint-ice-cream/
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 http://cookinchemist.blogspot.com/2011/03/hint-of-thin-mint-ice-cream.html
  5. http://www.girlscouts.org/program/gs_cookies/cookie_faqs.asp#cookienames