How to Make a Cookies and Cream Milkshake

How to make a cookies and cream milkshake

Getting Started

If you absolutely love cookies, then you're going to go bonkers for this dessert. It adds a chilled touch with a little bit of ice cream, with those ingredients you really cannot go wrong! This is a delightfully decadent, and incredibly easy, concoction to make, and it is sure to cool you off on even the hottest of summer days!

As the best form of comfort food, these shakes will be a great dessert to serve any time of year, for any occasion. As with any recipe, there is more than one way to make this frozen treat. Let's take a look at some of the delicious possibilities.

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Why We Make Them

As If We Need a Reason!

Every day around the world, people enjoy these shakes for many different reasons. To keep cool, or just because they've deserved it after some hard work, or simply because it tastes good!

The nice part is, we don't need a reason to enjoy these delicious concoctions! They can be enjoyed as a 'just because' delicacy with no reasoning whatsoever.

So sit back and enjoy one of the many tasty recipes below!

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Recipe #1

An Original Recipe

original milkshake recipe

If you find yourself alone in the house with some basic shake essentials, then you have the perfect opportunity to make yourself a thick, creamy dessert. Get ready to knock your socks off with this one.

Truly, this dish is really easy. All you will need to do is combine three ingredients (milk, ice cream, and cookies) into a blender and mix until smooth! It's that easy. You're welcome!

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More Fun Facts

Get in the Know!

In case you are ever in the midst of ice cream trivia, or if you just want to know a little bit more about this fun little dessert, then you are in luck! Because I have found some really interesting information that you probably didn't know! So let's get started on these fun facts:

- To make one gallon of ice cream, it takes 12 pounds of milk!

- The biggest sundae in history weighed over 24 tons!

- Sunday is the most popular day to buy this sweet confection.

- There is a diet called the ice cream diet, designed for weight loss.

- California is said to produce the largest volume of this frozen dessert in the U.S.

Video Tutorial

Recipe #2

From Cooks.com

If you want a more grown-up approach to this dessert, try the Rookie Cookie (recipe courtesy of Cooks.com).

You will need:

  • 5 oz vanilla ice cream
  • 2 Oreos and 1 more Oreo for garnish
  • 1 oz chocolate syrup
  • 2 oz milk
  • A splash of Kahlua (optional, but delicious)

To make:

Put everything into a blender and blend until all ingredients are smooth. Pour into a glass and garnish with your last Oreo, chocolate sprinkles, or chocolate shavings. The only way to make this any better is to double the recipe.

Milkshake variations
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Recipe #3

From eHow.com

This next recipe comes from the delicacy-loving folks at eHow.

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You will need the following ingredients:

  • 3 cups your choice of milk
  • ½ cup of cream
  • 4 chocolate chip cookies (crumbled)
  • Whipped cream topping

To make:

Pour the ingredients (except whipped cream) into a blender and mix until it is creamy. Pour this delightful, sinful treat into a glass, top with whipped cream, and enjoy!

Sometimes these snacks do not make it to the glass. If you prefer to slurp yours right from your blender, one can certainly understand.

Another Delicious Recipe

It Has It's Own Month

Let's Celebrate!

Did you know that July is known as National Ice Cream Month? It's true. As if we needed any more excuses to enjoy the delicious dessert. President Ronald Reagan designated the holiday first back in 1984. We've been going strong with it ever since!

And here's a fun fact for you: 90% of the U.S. eats ice cream!

Recipe #4

From the Mayo Clinic

Another health-conscious variation is brought to us by, can you believe it, the Mayo Clinic!

This is not the first place we usually look for recipes, but this one is undoubtedly delicious.

You will need:

  • 1 and 1/3 cups of vanilla soy milk
  • 3 cups of fat free vanilla ice cream
  • 6 chocolate wafers (crumbled)

To make:

Blend milk and frozen dessert until it is completely smooth. Add in the wafers and pulse a few times to mix them in evenly. Pour into cups and serve immediately. Then enjoy!

Conclusion: Yum

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Get It While It's Cold

Cookies and cream milkshakes are one of the most easy, most delicious desserts that you can make to treat yourself or to serve to guests. Whip them up for the kids for a summer snack or for a quick, simple dessert after work.

Use Oreos, chocolate chip cookie cakes, chocolate shavings, whipped cream, Kahlua, sprinkle, and other goodies; there is no way to go wrong when making one of these great shakes!

Other Popular Types of Milkshake

Yummy!

If you're not a big fan of cookies and cream, then there are still other ways you can enjoy your milkshake! There are plenty of different kinds of ice cream concoctions that you can come up with.

Some of the most popular choices include chocolate, strawberry, Reese's cups, mint chocolate chip, caramel, root beer, and more.

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