Double-Chocolate Cookies and Cream Ice Cream
Homemade chocolate ice cream strewn with crushed chocolate cream-filled cookies.
2 cups half-and-half (light cream)
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
2 cups whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
12 cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed
- Combine first 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender; cover and process until sugar dissolves, stopping once to scrape down sides.
- Pour half-and-half mixture into freezer container of a 2-quart hand-turned or electric freezer. Gently stir in whipping cream and vanilla. Freeze ice cream mixture according to manufacturer's instructions.
- Remove ice cream mixture from freezer container and gently stir in chocolate chips and crushed cookies. Pour ice cream mixture into a 13x9x2-inch pan; cover and freeze until firm.
Makes about 2 quarts.