Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that eggs are the key to making a smooth and creamy vanilla custard at home that rivals what you can get at a premium ice cream shop. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the...


Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

What could be better than peanut butter and jelly ice cream? You'll love the sweet-salty combination. Use your favorite flavor...


Pink Peppercorn and Sake Ice Cream

1 review

There's plenty of sake flavor in this rich ice cream studded with peppercorns. You'll get an interesting pop of heat...


Peach Ice Cream

4 reviews

Adding peaches to a mouthwatering vanilla ice cream recipe I got from my mother-in-law resulted in this fabulous flavor. My...

Homemade Lavender Ice Cream

Lavender is easily found at any health food stores, farm markets or grown in your own garden. It makes a...


Banana Ice Cream

"I remember this sunny citrus ice cream from my birthdays and other summer holidays at my grandparents' lake cottage," relates...

Peach Gelato

3 reviews

This heavenly, creamy gelato looks as good as it tastes. The mild, refreshing peach flavor will make everyone a fan....


What-a-Nut Brittle Ice Cream

Just when you think you've tried kind of ice cream there is, think again! My innovative creation was inspired by...


Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream

6 reviews

The third U.S. president is credited with jotting down the first American recipe for this treat. No vanilla bean on...


Candied Tangerine Chocolate Ice Cream

Dress up ordinary ice cream for the yuletide season by mixing in bits of cranberry-chocolate bark and candied tangerine peel....

Cherry Crunch Ice Cream

1 review

I received this wonderful recipe many years ago from a friend. The creamy custard-style ice cream has a mild cherry...


Cinnamon Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

3 reviews

I was first served this creamy, soft-set ice cream at a friend's house. A hint of cinnamon is the secret...


Milky Way Ice Cream

Our children don't have a lunch program at their school. So, once a month, another lady and I volunteer to...


Quick Frosty Chocolate Treat

21 reviews

“This recipe has been in our family for many years,” writes Juanita Michael of Florence, Alabama. “The thing we like...


Cinnamon Sticky-Bun Ice Cream

This creamy homemade cinnamon ice cream has a rich caramel swirl and chunks of cinnamon buns. Serve the extra caramel...

Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

1 review

“It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July for our family without this special treat,” writes Alice Hicken of Heber City,...


Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream

2 reviews

Field editor Rebecca Baird of Salt Lake City, Utah shares her recipe for yummy "light" ice cream. It's smooth and...


Brownie Chunk Ice Cream

1 review

“Each time I make brownies, half the batch goes to friends and the rest ends up in this ice cream,"...


Dad’s Peach Ice Cream

2 reviews

"MY DAD was the ice cream maker at our house. We had an old-fashioned freezer that had to be cranked...


Corn Ice Cream

You have to give this novel ice cream a try. It’s actually made with corn, sweetly flavored by vanilla extract...


Toasted Hazelnut and Chocolate Ice Cream

1 review

The flavors in this ice cream take me back to European vacations I've enjoyed in the past. I am a...


Praline Crunch Ice Cream

If you're a caramel lover, you'll want to try Julia Register's recipe for homemade ice cream topped with pralines and...


Easy Chocolate Ice Cream

3 reviews

This super simple chocolate ice cream is the perfect treat at a moments notice. It's also a bonus that most...

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Easy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

When I got my ice cream maker, a friend shared her dreamy freezy cheesecake recipe. For guests, I scoop this...


Homemade Ice Cream

4 reviews

Take it from us dairy farmers, this old-fashion ice cream is marvelous! It's made from a treasured recipe passed down...


Lemon Custard Ice Cream

6 reviews

I found this recipe several years ago and make it whenever I have the opportunity. One thing I like about...


Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

29 reviews

After sampling this flavor at an ice cream stand, I kept trying to duplicate it until it was just right....


Milk Chocolate Ice Cream

2 reviews

I've relied on this dessert for more than 30 years. It's a delicious ice cream for chocolate lovers.


Easy Vanilla Ice Cream

Three ingredients and an ice cream freezer are all you need for this creamy creation. "My husband is diabetic and...