Your party will really bloom when you bring this petal-perfect dessert out at the end of the meal. "It takes no time at all to make," assures Sidney Gosnell of Enid, Oklahoma. "You simply scoop ice cream into each pot, sprinkle with cookie crumbs and garnish with silk flowers."—Sidney Gosnell, Enid, Oklahoma
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + freezing
- 1 new plastic flowerpot (6-inch diameter)
- 1 vanilla wafer
- 1 quart ice cream, softened
- 1/2 cup chocolate wafer crumbs (about 8 cookies)
- Assorted silk flowers
- Wash and dry flowerpot. Place vanilla wafer over drainage hole. Fill pot with ice cream; sprinkle with cookie crumbs. Cover and freeze until firm, about 1 hour. Wash stems of silk flowers and insert into ice cream just before serving.
Originally published as Flowerpot Dessert in Crafting Traditions May/June 1998
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