Ice Cream Bloghop: “Cookies-n-Cream Ice Cream” and Waffle Cones

by Suzanne on June 2, 2012

in Sweet Things

The beloved oreo cookie and ice-cream together in this homemade waffle bowl and cone…what could be better? I really can’t think of anything right now. I have a huge love for ice-cream and homemade is my favorite as long as it’s made correctly. This ice-cream was so rich, and creamy and delicious the two little love birds below couldn’t resist it even after they both said “oh we are so full”, yep one lick and it got them. Soon after clicking my mandatory photos they were off for a movie date and I know that popcorn got snubbed that night.

I have been wanting to share my neat new kitchen toy my waffle cone iron that I found for $7.00, I know what a steel and it was new too. I didn’t get it at a garage sale either, not that those are bad because they aren’t. Anyway it was still winter when I found this waffle cone iron so I have been patiently waiting to tell you all about it. I love to make my own waffle cones, especially since we live in the country and  we can’t just go down to my current favorite ice-cream store (Marble Slab) and get one of these yummy treats. Needless to say I’m loving my waffle cone iron. Lucky for me I had experience not just eating waffle cones but in making them too, I was employed at Baskin Robbins for the better part of my teenage years. I made waffle cones every morning when the store opened for the day and of course had to sample the ones that didn’t turnout just right :). If  you don’t own a waffle  cone iron no biggie just buy the pre-made ones at the store they aren’t bad or skip them all together and just make the fabulous ice cream.  Enjoy the Summer and all the fun it has to offer.

Ice Cream Bloghop: “Cookies-n-Cream Ice Cream” and Waffle Cones

Ingredients for Ice-Cream:
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
pinch of salt
1 1/4 cup crushed chocolate sandwich cookies about 12 cookies

Step 1: In medium mixing bowl beat eggs until light in color then slowly add sugar until beaten well and mixture is thick.
Step 2: Slowly add the cream to the egg and sugar mixture then add vanilla and salt.
Step 3: Pour the mixture into the ice-cream maker and turn on. When the ice-cream is almost done add the cookie crumbs. When the ice-cream is done take the ice-cream out of the ice-cream maker and put into a freezer safe bowl and cover let harder for several hours or over night.

Ingredients for waffle cones:
3 egg yolks
1 cup flour
1 T. vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter melted and cooled 4 oz.
1 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cup sugar

Step 1: Beat eggs, and slowly add sugar and beat until smooth.
Step 2: Add cooled butter and vanilla to egg mixture.
Step 3: Sift flour and baking powder together, then blend into the egg mixture until smooth. Batter will be thick.
Step 4: Pour about 1/4 cup or a little less into the waffle cone machine and cook until the light turns off, or follow the manufactures directions on your machine.
Step 5: When the waffle is done, carefully remove I use a butter knife to help me get it to slide over, then I put it done on a the counter and quickly roll up using the plastic cone. It will cool quickly then you can start the process over again. To make a bowl I just put the cooked waffle into a bowl and let it cool. I tried draping it on the outside of the bowl but found that it didn’t work out well with my bowls.  Recipe for waffle cones from Rival Recipe book that came with my waffle iron.

Okay now it time for you join me along with the other hosts  below in sharing your favorite ice cream recipe because June is #icecreamlove month!

Astig Vegan
Baker Street
Baking and Cooking, a Tale of Two Loves
Bon à croquer
Cake balls, cookies and more
Cheap Ethnic Eatz
Hobby And More
No One Likes Crumbley Cookies
Pippi’s in the Kitchen Again
Rico sin Azúcar
Soni’s Food for Thought
That Skinny Chick Can Bake!!!
You Made That? 

Please join in on the #icecreamlove fun by linking up any ice cream recipe from the month of June OR July 2012. Don’t forget to link back to this post, so that your readers know to come stop by the #icecreamlove event! The twitter hashtag is #icecreamlove.

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1 Baker Street June 2, 2012 at 2:44 am

Oh I love homemade waffles! Great minds do think alike! Lovely clicks, Suzanne! 🙂

2 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:26 am

Thanks dear, right back at ya 🙂

3 Liz June 2, 2012 at 5:57 am

Beautifully done, Suzanne! My kids would love your cookies ‘n’ cream!

4 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:25 am

thanks Lizzy, your strawberry mascarpone ice cream look pretty heavenly.

5 Amy (Savory Moments) June 2, 2012 at 6:54 am

Homemade waffle cones!?! Wow – how great!

6 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:24 am

Thanks Amy, it’s really lots of fun to have a waffle cone iron.

7 Soni June 2, 2012 at 7:15 am

Oh how creative with the waffle iron Suzanne!!My kids are big fans of cookies’N’cream flavor in their Ice-cream and looks like your Baskin Robbins experience paid off 😉 Happy #ice cream love my friend 🙂

8 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:23 am

Thanks Soni, I know what kids don’t seem to love cookies-n-cream ice cream, it’s my kids ice cream of choice.

9 Helena / Rico sin Azúcar June 2, 2012 at 9:53 am

This is great, Suzanne! I love these homemade cones, such a good idea to make your own waffles!!!!
The ice-cream looks creamy and yummy,
I have to try this, thanks for the recipe 😉

Lots of #icecreamlove!

10 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

Thank you Helena, hope you get to try this out soon.

11 Elizabeth @Mango_Queen June 2, 2012 at 10:08 am

Those cones make the classic cookies ‘n cream flavors just irresistable! Thanks for sharing the ice cream love!

12 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:22 am

Thanks Elizabeth yours was wonderful too!

13 Laura (Tutti Dolci) June 2, 2012 at 10:34 am

These look so good, Suzanne! I love cookies & cream and the homemade waffle cones!

14 Suzanne June 2, 2012 at 11:21 am

Thanks Laura, it’s a lot of fun to have the waffle iron.

15 Lisa (AuthenticSuburbanGourmet) June 2, 2012 at 12:22 pm

What a great gadget you have and the cookies and cream ice cream is one of my favorites. Perfect for summer and the impending heat. Great photos! Have a great weekend.

16 Katie June 2, 2012 at 1:49 pm

I really have to get an ice cream maker…. so much better than popcorn!

17 Frieda Loves Bread June 2, 2012 at 7:31 pm

Making your own cones is SO much fun! Thanks for the linky party ~ I included my recipe for chocolate cones, using a pizzelle maker.

18 Choc Chip Uru June 2, 2012 at 7:52 pm

Homemade ice cream at its best, this is absolutely delicious my friend 😀

Choc Chip Uru

19 Chaya June 3, 2012 at 1:05 am

I just started making ice cream for the season and I am thrilled to find all these ideas. Thanks for doing this.

20 anne June 3, 2012 at 1:22 am

I really like that nifty waffle maker ! Love your yummy cookies ‘n cream ice cream so as the pretty homemade waffle cone and bowl ! 😀

21 Nami | Just One Cookbook June 3, 2012 at 2:21 am

I love waffle cones and I don’t understand people who “prefer” just a regular cup. WHAT? That choice doesn’t exist for me… I love waffle cones & ice cream (no waffle cups – I eat too much ice cream). I want to buy this waffle cone maker! Your ice cream looks delicious! I made sorbet today too!

22 mjskit June 3, 2012 at 12:33 pm

To heck with supper! I’m just going to have this! WOW! First of all, I could eat the waffle cone with out the ice cream!! But who on earth could resist Cookies-n-Cream?!?!?!

23 The Café Sucré Farine June 3, 2012 at 5:20 pm

Well, I guess you are quite the expert after all your years at Baskin Robbins! How fun to now have your own waffle cone maker! This ice cream looks fabulous and perfect for a summer party! Now I’m ready to party! 🙂

24 Sandra's Easy Cooking June 3, 2012 at 8:06 pm

Homemade waffle comes and ice-cream???? Wowww….What a great post, recipe and pics too! I really need both ice-cream maker and that pretty find of yours waffle cone iron. Thank you for sharing this Suzanne, and have a wonderful week ahead!

25 Liren June 4, 2012 at 12:43 am

I would have been giddy to break out the waffle iron too! This looks so yummy!

26 Maureen @ Orgasmic Chef June 4, 2012 at 2:44 am

I bought one of those cone makers years ago and never got one to work. I think there was a typo in the recipe. 🙂 I’m going to look and see if I still have it.

Love this ice cream!

27 Valerie June 4, 2012 at 3:04 am

I love your oreo ice cream! And I really would love to make my own waffles too, but I don’t have any waffle maker… And my kitchen is saturated haha

28 Rowena @ Apron and Sneakers June 4, 2012 at 3:10 am

Lovely, lovely post. I don’t have a waffle cone iron so I will have to skip that one but wish don’t have to because I love them.

29 Georgie June 4, 2012 at 6:00 am

Darling photo’s! I think cookies and cream maybe some of the best ice cream ever, especially with waffle cones! Swoon!

30 Jenny @ Ichigo Shortcake June 4, 2012 at 7:00 am

I can’t believe you got that waffle cone maker for only $7! That really is good value for something so great! The waffle bowl is such a good idea and I love your cookies & cream ice cream recipe!

31 ea stewart-the spicy rd June 4, 2012 at 7:56 am

LOVE your photos!!! And, I’m impressed that you are a professional waffle cone maker 🙂 I used to love them, but can’t eat them anymore since I don’t eat gluten. They always smell so wonderful though in the ice cream store. Mmm…So glad you got to put yours to use!

32 Reem | Simply Reem June 4, 2012 at 8:20 am

Home made waffle cones… WOW!!!
Not only I am drooling over the luscious ice cream but these cones are just talking to me..
Sending u loads of ice cream love!!

33 juniakk @ mis pensamientos June 4, 2012 at 8:29 am

wow suzanne, i can’t believe you made your own waffle cone!!!! WOWOWOW. and cookies and cream ice cream ROCK.

34 Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts June 4, 2012 at 8:35 am

One of my favorite flavors!! Love that you can make your own waffle cones!

35 Becky June 4, 2012 at 8:57 am

Cookies and Cream ice cream in waffle cones can’t be beat! Congrats on getting the “perfect find” for your ice cream, the waffle cone maker! Just you don’t love it, when you find a real bargain?

36 Jessica@AKitchenAddiction June 4, 2012 at 9:50 am

What a fun gadget! I love fresh waffle cones, but I have to go somewhere to get mine!

37 Jen Laceda @ Tartine and Apron Strings June 4, 2012 at 12:42 pm

Nice!!! I wish I, too, can find a bargain waffle cone maker!!! LOL! I love me a good deal! What’s more, I love me a good, homemade ice cream! Summer is coming, I can feel it!

38 Evelyne@cheapethniceatz June 4, 2012 at 1:27 pm

7$ for a waffle cone iron? Like deal of the century! Great pics and 2 cute. This is a great flavor you chose and the cones are gorgeous. Was not courageous to try that.

39 Jean (Lemons and Anchovies) June 4, 2012 at 1:41 pm

That picture of the lovebirds is adorable and I love, love cookies and cream ice cream. Served on a homemade waffle cone–I can’t imagine anything better.

40 Sophie June 4, 2012 at 2:30 pm

MMMMMMMM,…What an appetizing ice-cream & home-made waffle-cone! Waw!!
All of your pictures look amazing & the picture of the lovely couple licking the ice-cream is adorable & cute!

Yum yum yum!

41 ATasteOfMadness June 5, 2012 at 8:07 am

Waffle cone iron?! I’ve never heard of such a thing! This looks SO good!

42 The Wimpy Vegetarian June 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm

I love your waffle cone!! I want one! And the ice cream sounds so wonderful!

43 Claudia June 5, 2012 at 8:05 pm

Hmm…Now I want to go buy a waffle cone maker….thanks for the recipe!

44 Magic of Spice June 6, 2012 at 1:56 pm

I would be afraid I would be eating waffle cones all day long, if I had one of those babies! And for $7, I need to go shopping with you 😉 These look amazing!
And fun event…will have to get to making some ice cream 🙂

45 Roxana GreenGirl { A little bit of everything} June 6, 2012 at 10:58 pm

the photo of your daughter and her boyfriend? licking the ice-cream is so precious!
Using a waffle iron to make waffle cones is such a brilliant idea Suzanne, you’re so creative!

46 Nancy/SpicieFoodie June 7, 2012 at 5:22 am

Hi Suzanne,

I love cookies-n-cream ice cream. Your photos of the lovebirds are so cute:) Now I really want a waffle iron, what a great price you got for yours.

47 Vicki Bensinger June 7, 2012 at 6:38 am

This is my first time visiting your blog and I love all your photos and recipes. How fantastic to have worked as a teen at B&R. Your waffle cups and cones look perfect and certainly a great find at a mere $7. I have a waffle cone griddle in my basement, and now that you’ve inspired me I need to pull it out. I’d forgotten all about it.

I look forward to returning to your blog for more fun posts. I’ll be following you.

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