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Mint Chocolate Popsicle recipe

Have Your Mint Popsicles and Eat the Stick Too!

Recently we brainstormed the ultimate Popsicle. In my ideal Popsicle, the pesky wooden stick would be replaced with something deliciously edible. I decided to experiment with Pepperidge Farm Pirouettes, a rolled, wafer cookie with cream filling, using the cookie as the stick. The result is an easy and entirely edible Popsicle, inspired by one of my favorite Girl Scout Cookies — Thin Mints! Making the Popsicles was simple: I filled small Dixie cups with ice cream and gently inserted the cookie stick. The chocolate coating proved more difficult. I intended to quickly dip the Popsicles in melted chocolate and crushed mint cookies.

Unfortunately, the chocolate froze faster than I could dip and roll, so I opted for a simple chocolate coating. The wafer sticks come in four flavors, so feel free to choose your favorite cookie/ice cream combination. To learn the technique,

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Thin Mint Popsicles With Edible Stick

Thin Mint Popsicles With Edible Stick

Thin Mint Popsicles With Edible Stick

Ingredients

  1. 2 1/2 cups mint chip ice cream
  2. 4 Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Cookies, halved
  3. 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  4. 2 teaspoons canola oil
  5. 1/2 cup crushed Thin Mint Cookies (optional)

Directions

  1. Cut the wafer cookies in half using a sharp knife. Fill 8 3-ounce paper cups half way with mint-chip ice cream. Gently insert the cookie stick in the center of cup. Finish filling cups with the ice cream and cookie sticks. Place in freezer for an hour to harden.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and oil in a saucepan over low heat. Let the chocolate cool to room temperature. Add crushed cookies, if desired.
  3. Remove Popsicles from mold and dip in chocolate. Serve immediately or place in freezer to set.

Makes 8 Popsicles.


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0037sammie 0037sammie 8 years
yummy
MissMimz MissMimz 8 years
omg wow and I dont even have much of a sweet tooth but that looks incredible...Yum
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
Would this recipe work with an orange sherbert/vanilla ice cream combination with white chocolate shell? My sweetie is a devoted 50-50/Dreamsicle fan. I'm wondering if the sherbert would be too soft or melt too quickly.
zoe0418 zoe0418 8 years
You could also line the cup with melted chocolate first, let it freeze until it hardens, then put the ice cream in the chocolate lined cup.
Food Food 8 years
Oh, I love Magic Shell it is good but you can make it at home as well with melted chocolate chips and a little of oil! I will just have to get a squirt bottle for next time! Thanks for all of the tips!
missyd missyd 8 years
yeah i've had magic shell it's delicious :)
BrunetteSugar BrunetteSugar 8 years
Hey YumSugar... try this!! Smuckers makes a bottle of chocolate that you can pour on top of ice cream or whatever you choose and it hardens. Its called Magic Shell!
darlene darlene 8 years
these look good
Food Food 8 years
I would definitely combine cookies the next time, stacynelson that is a great idea! Molly, those cookies can actually stand up in the Popsicle because they are creme filled, so the creme freezes and makes them stronger! No spoon needed for a Popsicle!
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i totally love this recipe - GREAT IDEA!!! i'm a sucker for anything mint and i think that finding an alternative to the typical stick is brilliant!
Molly Molly 8 years
WOW these look amazing! Though I feel like those cookies are so flimsy I would probably eat with a spoon — MMMMMM delicious.
stacynelson stacynelson 8 years
You may try putting the cookies in the bottom of the cup then putting in the soft ice cream - that way you can chocolate coat the cookies and ice cream at the same time... yum!
neonjelly neonjelly 8 years
mmmm... those look divine.
floppyfish1986 floppyfish1986 8 years
These look amazing! And mint chocolate chip is my all time favorite.
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