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A peanut butter cookie dough ice cream base loaded with bits of frozen monster cookie dough is a match made in heaven. Your taste buds will be screaming for more ice cream!

fun paper cup loaded with scoops of monster cookie ice cream

    Be prepared for this homemade ice cream to become your new favorite.  There is peanut butter and brown sugar mixed into the base to start things off right. Then it is studded with bits of monster cookie dough with all of the chocolate and oatmeal goodness you would expect. The combination is fabulous!

glass bowl filled with ice cream base and plastic bag filled with frozen cookie dough

    Mimi originally shared her monster cookie ice cream with us back in 2016. I recently made some monster cookie dip for a family gathering and my husband and sister-in-law decided that would be good mixed in ice cream.

    So it seemed like a perfect time to dust off this recipe and make a batch. Mimi’s original recipe included cooking some oatmeal and using that in the base.

   It did add great body and turned out delicious.  I wasn’t in the mood for that, however, so I stirred in some peanut butter for body instead.

    It was amazing if I do say so myself!  (My husband and sister-in-law agreed!)

   I hope you give it a try to see for yourself!

scooper getting first scoop of monster cookie dough ice cream from container

Original post from 2016:

    Monster cookies are definitely a favorite for our family.  I used to make them when Kristie, our middle daughter, would come home from college.

    Since they make such a big batch I decided to send some of them with her to work. (She always worked when she was home).

    Her coworkers started requesting them so we tried to make them whenever we could.  So, when we hosted her boyfriend and his parents for dinner recently I decided to try to make monster cookie dough ice cream.

    It was the perfect ending to a meal that included Maw-Maw’s Hamburger Surprises.

MiMi, Little Dude and Aunt Chloe scooping and serving ice cream

     I used the cookie dough portion of our Cookie Dough Ice Cream as a starting point.  Then to add more flavor and texture we stirred in some oatmeal.

     The mix of brown sugar in the base along with all of the bits of cookie dough was delicious.  This turned out to be a perfect combination that everyone enjoyed.

Favorite ice cream makers

MiMi has a couple kitchenaid ice cream maker attachments for her stand mixer.  She loves them and makes all of her ice cream with them.

I got a cuisinart ice cream maker for Christmas. You freeze the bowl ahead of using it much like the kitchenaid attachment.

Both work great and are relatively affordable.  You just have to remember to get the bowl in the freezer in plenty of time to get it cold, but that is a whole lot better than making sure you have enough ice and salt on hand!

tub of monster cookie ice cream with scoop and some served ready to eat

Great Ice Cream Storage Options

My mom loves the Tovolo Glide-A-Scoop containers that fit in the freezer well, stack easily and store nicely.  She already has a couple and is getting ready to order more.

I got fun quart sized containers that are reusable and dishwasher safe that I like as well. No matter how it’s stored, sherbet tends to disappear quickly around here!

Yield: 16 Servings

Monster Cookie Dough Ice Cream

scoops of peanut butter monster cookie ice cream in red and white chevron bowl

A peanut butter cookie dough ice cream base loaded with bits of frozen monster cookie dough is a match made in heaven. Your taste buds will be screaming for more ice cream!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes

Ingredients

Cookie Dough Bits

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extact
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup mini M&Ms

Ice Cream Base

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk

Instructions

Cookie Dough Bits

  1. Beat the butter, peanut butter, brown sugar, vanilla and salt until well blended and smooth. Add the rolled oats and flour and beat until well incorporated. Stir in the mini chocolate chips and mini M&M's.
  2. Spread onto a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper, or put in a freezer bag and press into a flat disk. Freeze until ready to use.


Ice Cream Base

  1. Beat the eggs until they are light and foamy. (MiMi likes to do this is a large jar with an immersion blender,  but in a bowl with a whisk works too)
  2. Add in the brown sugar and peanut butter, mixing until well incorporated.
  3. Add vanilla.
  4. In a large measuring bowl, mix together the cream and milk. Gently stir in the egg mixture. (you don't want to beat it at this point, the air is already added to the eggs)
  5. Pour into your ice cream maker and make according to your maker's directions.
  6. Remove cookie dough from freezer and cut or break off bits of cookie dough the size you would like them in your ice cream.
  7. Stir cookie dough bits into the ice cream as soon as it is done churning.
  8. Store in the freezer until frozen.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 454Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 92mgSodium: 209mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 2gSugar: 26gProtein: 7g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

Did you make this recipe?

I'd love to see it! Share a picture on Instagram or Pinterest and tag me @carleecooks to let me know how it went!

A peanut butter cookie dough ice cream base loaded with bits of frozen monster cookie dough is a match made in heaven. Your taste buds will be screaming for more ice cream!

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Thursday 30th of June 2016

I love the idea of this ice cream! Perfect for a party!

Carlee

Thursday 30th of June 2016

It is a fun one, that is for sure! We love our monster cookie flavored foods!

Unknown

Wednesday 29th of June 2016

Yum, Yum, Yum! Looks fantastic!

Carlee

Wednesday 29th of June 2016

Thank you! MiMi makes the best ice cream!

Frugal Hausfrau

Wednesday 29th of June 2016

I love the idea of the oatmeal in this! Years ago grape nuts ice-cream used to be a thing, so maybe I'm preprimed to the idea of cereal and ice-cream! This sounds amazing!!

Carlee

Wednesday 29th of June 2016

I could actually see grape nut ice cream being pretty decent! I'll bet it holds its texture. How interesting! I really liked the oatmeal in here. MiMi is pretty creative. I wouldn't have thought to cook it first, but it really worked well!

Unknown

Monday 27th of June 2016

Mimi, this looks incredible! I think everyone's favorite cookie has to be a monster cookie. If it's not it certainly should be! LOL What a great combination you've created? This may be our new favorite ice cream too! Yum! Just call me cookie monster!

Carlee

Tuesday 28th of June 2016

Isn't it amazing?! She makes such fun ice cream doesn't she, cookie monster? ;-)

Winnie

Sunday 26th of June 2016

I'd loooooooooove to eat these Mosnter Cookies Ice Cream !! Actually - who wouldn't?! It looks very TASTY

Carlee

Sunday 26th of June 2016

Thanks, Winnie!