So I’ve been hoarding some Girl Scout Cookie Lemonades. I purchased them from my friend Kim, of Design Life Kids, through her two little adorable girls and I’ve been hoarding them for a special recipe. So what do you make when it’s practically summer outside? Ice cream!The Mister tried to break into my cookies a few weeks ago, but I yelled and he never opened the package. I don’t even know why he tried, he hates lemon-y things. I don’t think he even looked at the flavor, he just saw “Girls Scouts” and wanted a cookie. But since I’m making lemon flavored ice cream, I know I’ll have it all to myself since he hates lemon flavored things. Yay! More for me! (Update: Oh no! He likes it!)
Ready to get started? Here’s your ingredients:
- 2 Tbsp grated lemon zest
- ⅔ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 1 cup sugar
- 6 egg yolks
- 1.5 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 tsp vanilla
- ⅛ tsp salt
- 1 package of Girl Scout Cookie Lemonades, chopped/quartered
- optional: 2 drops yellow food coloring
- In a medium saucepan, combine all of the ingredients except for the heavy whipping cream and the cookies.
- Let simmer, stirring constantly, for about 8-10 minutes until it forms a creamy, thin, custard.
- Remove from heat and refrigerate until cold.
- Following your ice cream maker's instructions, add the lemon mixture and the whipping cream to your ice cream maker.
- In the last 5 minutes of the ice cream maker's churning, add the cookie chunks.
- (If your ice cream maker is too small, pour ice cream into a bowl and fold in the cookie chunks.
- Transfer to a pan lined with parchment paper and freeze for 5-6 hours to make ice cream harder.
- Garnish with a sprig of mint, and serve. Enjoy!
Want more ice cream? Be sure to check out my grapefruit curd ice cream recipe. Want more lemon? Check out my lemon cream cheese stuffed fresh toast or lemon curd recipe!
This post is not sponsored by anyone. I just really like cookies and making ice cream.