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Easy Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe

Easy Mint Chip Ice Cream Recipe

You can whip up this easy homemade ice cream in just minutes. Pop it into the freezer overnight to set up-you don't need an ice cream freezer! Chock-full of chips, this minty treat is the favorite of students in my home economics classes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + freezing YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 3 to 4 drops green food coloring
  • 2 cups whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine milk, water, extract and food coloring. Fold in whipped cream and chocolate chips. Pour into a foil-lined 9-in. x 5-in. loaf pan. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or until firm. Lift out of the pan and remove foil; slice. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 469 calories, 33g fat (20g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 88mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"This a great recipe and so easy. I cut back on the chocolate chips as 6 oz was too sweet for me."

Reviewed Nov. 18, 2010

"I made this recipe about 10 years ago when it first came out in magazine, then I lost it and it was a family favorite, so glad I found it again!!! Great recipe."

Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"This is a really great ice cream. I have been experimenting with various recipies and this one won "one of the best things you've made" from my office mates. It truly is a "keeper".


Reviewed Dec. 31, 2008

"It is so nice to be able to make ice cream without an ice cream maker. I often use crushed oreos instead of the miniature chocolate chips, because they tend to get "waxy" frozen."

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