Ice Cream Recipes

Whether it’s for a birthday or a barbecue, recipes with ice cream make the perfect dessert! Find easy things to make with ice cream—and learn what to do with leftover ice cream, too.

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    Pick of the Pints: The Best Vanilla Ice Cream

    Get your scoops ready! We found the very best vanilla ice cream from the grocery store.

    Ina Garten’s Boozy 3-Ingredient Dessert Is Easy Elegance and We’re Obsessed

    Is this the most sophisticated ice cream sundae ever?

    I Tried Onion Flavored Ice Cream—Here’s What I Thought

    Turns out onion ice cream can almost make you cry, just like the real thing.

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    50 a la Mode Desserts Made Better by a Scoop of Ice Cream

    What's better than your favorite after-dinner treat? That treat topped with a scoop of ice cream. Check out some of...

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    Who Makes the Best Chocolate Ice Cream? Our Test Kitchen Found Out.

    Seven brands and plenty of brain freezes later, our Test Kitchen found the best chocolate ice cream brands to satisfy...

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    These Are the Best Ice Cream Scoop Options According to Fanatics

    Find out which ice cream scoop you need to make that super sundae.

    18 Artisan Ice Cream Brands You Need to Try This Summer

    Get ready to find your new favorite ice cream. Our picks for the best ice cream brands include unique flavors,...

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    21 of Our Best Ice Cream Sundae Ideas for Summer

    Cool off with our best ice cream sundae ideas. We have sweet recipes for banana splits, hot fudge sauce, fruit...

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    We Tried 10 Brands to Find the Best Vanilla Ice Cream

    Looking for the best vanilla ice cream? So was our Test Kitchen! We tested 10 brands to find the very...

    How to Make Ice Cream Cake That’s Better Than Dairy Queen

    You don't have to be a baker to make this ice cream cake for your next celebration!

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    30 Ice Cream Cakes You’ll Want to Make All Summer Long

    Move over, Carvel and DQ! These homemade ice cream cakes are sure to please at your next summertime event.

    Here’s How to Make Ice Cream in a Bag This Summer

    You can have creamy, delicious homemade ice cream without an ice cream maker! Here's how to make ice cream in...

    Tebow’s Special Ice Cream Pie

    10 reviews

    You'll want to thank Tim Tebow's mom, Pam Tebow, for sharing this special family dessert recipe: Peanut butter ice cream...

    Our Test Kitchen Tried 9 Healthy Ice Cream Brands. Here’s Our Favorite.

    We taste-tested 9 healthy ice cream varieties to find the best guilt-free sweet treat.

    Guinness Float

    2 reviews

    That very first sip of a Guinness is what inspired this quick and easy dessert. The rich, creamy foam that...

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Shakes

    1 review

    These rich chocolate peanut butter shakes will make you feel as if you're sitting in a 1950s soda fountain. Make...

    Strawberry Crunch Ice Cream Cake

    3 reviews

    While growing up, I loved treats from the ice cream truck that rolled through my neighborhood. This ice cream cake...

    Fried Ice Cream Dessert Bars

    18 reviews

    Fried ice cream is such a delicious treat, but it can be a hassle to make individual servings. This recipe...

    No-Fry Fried Ice Cream

    This ice cream has a crispy cinnamon coating just like the fried ice cream served at Mexican restaurants, but minus...

    Gingerbread Ice Cream Sandwiches

    When it comes to making an ice cream sandwich, not all gingerbread men are created equal. Some are too crispy;...

    Mexican Ice Cream

    12 reviews

    I made this ice cream for my grandma and her friends, and they were delighted. This simple, fun dessert is...

    Ice Cream Bread

    26 reviews

    Ice cream gets a whole new use in this tender bread recipe that I pared down to serve two. Be...

    Makeover Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Milk Shake

    2 reviews

    I’m not a big sweets person, but I’ll slurp down a milk shake from Steak ‘n Shake any day! —Sarah...

    Italian Horn Cookies

    9 reviews

    My family has been making these delicate fruit-filled cookies for generations. They’re light and flaky, with the look of an...

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    Hazelnut Brownie Bombe

    I love making ice cream bombes—they look so elegant yet are incredibly simple to make. —Melissa Millwood, Lyman, South Carolina

    Caramel-Coffee Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Coffee lends grown-up appeal to this sweet combo of caramel, chocolate and ice cream from our Test Kitchen. The special-tasting...

    Banana Split Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Enjoy a banana split without the spoon! We captured the flavors of this popular sundae, serving it up sandwich-style. —Taste...

    Ice Cream Party Roll

    4 reviews

    This tempting take on the much-loved cake roll features a from-scratch chocolate cake, vanilla ice cream and a layer of...

    Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

    2 reviews

    "I keep the ingredients for these frosty chocolate pies on hand during the summer," writes Wendy Bognar of Sparks, Nevada....

    Snickerdoodle Sundaes

    2 reviews

    For dessert on the double, Melissa Van Bramer’s luscious Snickerdoodle Sundaes can’t be beat. She whipped up the easy caramel-topped...