Coffee Ice Cream Cookie Cups Recipe
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Coffee Ice Cream Cookie Cups Recipe

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"I’m 11 years old, have six brothers and sisters, and we’re always looking for new ice cream recipes. I invented this for my sister’s birthday party, and everyone had compliments and wanted more," writes Marcus Dooley from Red Oak, Texas. "I’ve also tried it with peanut butter cookie dough and different flavored ice creams, but I like coffee the best."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min. + freezing
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 tube (16-1/2 ounces) refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough
  • 2 cups coffee ice cream
  • Whipped cream and chocolate syrup
  • 1/3 cup English toffee bits or almond brickle chips

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 255 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Let dough stand at room temperature 5-10 minutes to soften. Cut into 12 slices; press onto bottoms and up the sides of greased muffin cups.
  2. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly on a wire rack. Spoon ice cream into each cup. Cover and freeze 1-2 hours or until firm.
  3. Remove cups from pan. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate syrup. Sprinkle with toffee bits. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Coffee Ice Cream Cookie Cups in Simple & Delicious March/April 2007, p35

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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silly girl User ID: 5270321 168989
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"These were yummy but cookie got a

little hard...going to bake them a little less next time so it can be eaten a little easier."

Jeanette Terwilleger User ID: 2256866 163359
Reviewed May. 2, 2011


Laino User ID: 56273 95944
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"I was careful to watch that the cookie cups did not overbrown, but they turned out rather hard -- too hard to be eaten with the ice cream as a cookie. We did love the flavor of the coffee ice cream and chocolate syrup though."

MY REVIEW User ID: 4640156 76296
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"very good and easy to make in the summer. refreshing"

griff73 User ID: 954997 102728
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"Great recipe. There so many things you can do with this. Thanks for sharing."

narenlee User ID: 5095565 95943
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2010

"I am so excited to try this recipe! Thank you so much for sharing! Will be making this for the kids this weekend."

Jenalyn User ID: 4819507 168988
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2010

"I can't believe all the uproar over someone possibly "stealing" a recipe; moreover an eleven year old. Food brings families together and great times...recipe's are made for sharing. Get over it! It's a great recipe regardless of where it came from and it has made people happy. Congrats on winning!"

sbbak User ID: 1645662 102727
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2010

"Loved the idea, instead of cookie dough, I had a recipe to make cookies out of a brownie mix which I altered a bit so I was able to roll the dough out and put in the muffin cups. I then used just plain vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce on and I also used frozen strawbery yogurt. My kids loved them. I'm even thinking of trying them in my mini muffin pan and have a variety of ice creams in. I'll still try it with the chocolate chip cookie dough too!"

jeaniehaert User ID: 4979097 102724
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2010

"OMG... what a great family loved it!!!"

jordie89 User ID: 1323364 208745
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2010

"this is awesome... I love it!!"

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