Fun Frozen Desserts

Keep cool all summer long with these frozen treats straight from your freezer.

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Ice Cream Freezer Pops

Paper cups are the molds for Ree Drummond's easy summer party dessert that combines ice cream and crushed cookies and candies in fun pops.  

Get the Recipe: Ice Cream Freezer Pops

Mocha Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

These ice cream sandwiches are fit for a crowd — the recipe makes 24 cool treats. Layer coffee ice cream between easy sheet pan brownies, then roll the edges of each sandwich in chopped espresso beans. 

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Layer store-bought ice cream sandwiches with strawberry and mint chip or pistachio ice cream to create this layered cake.

Get the Recipe: Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Praline Ice Cream Sandwiches

Just assemble and serve these ice cream sandwiches that are rolled in chopped pecans for texture.

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Raspberry Buttermilk Sherbet

Puree raspberries with buttermilk and freeze in your ice-cream maker for a deliciously different type of sherbet.

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Frozen Key Lime Pie

You don't even need to roll out the crust for one of Ina Garten's all-time favorite summer desserts that she's been making for over 35 years.

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Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake

Cheesecake combined with strawberry ice cream and a quick strawberry topping becomes the irresistible filling for a graham cracker crust. 

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Ice Cream Cake

With store-bought ice cream and just a few additional ingredients you can make a delicious ice cream cake.

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Chocolate-Banana Ice Cream Pie

Make a cookie and coconut crust for vanilla and chocolate ice cream with a layer of banana.

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Sweet-and-Salty Ice Cream

Get a new flavor out of the classic vanilla sundae by serving it topped with chocolate-covered pretzels for a salty twist.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Make homemade cookie dough to churn into this delicious vanilla-bean ice cream.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwiches

Spread Neapolitan ice cream on pound cake, then top with another slice of cake. Pour melted chocolate on top, and freeze until you can eat it like an ice cream sandwich.

Get the Recipe: Neapolitan Ice Cream Sandwiches

10-Minute Ice Cream Pops

You never have to settle for just a scoop again when chocolate-dipped pops can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. Take a pint of your favorite ice cream flavor, slice it into frozen rounds, dunk it in a chocolate shell and wait a few seconds for it to harden.

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Peanut Butter-Banana Semifreddo

Spread a banana cream and peanut butter mixture over a graham cracker crust and freeze until you're ready to slice and serve.

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Red, White and Blue Baked Alaska

Under that swirly, toasted layer of meringue is a red, white and blue surprise! Blue is achieved by cleverly dipping slices of angel food cake in a fresh blackberry sauce. Vanilla ice cream and raspberry sorbet complete the patriotic color trio.

Get the Recipe: Summer Berry Baked Alaska

Baked Alaska

Use store-bought pound cake and orange sherbet for this easy-to-assemble dessert.

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Pushable Rosé Pops

Why should kids have all the summer frozen-treat fun? When a frozen push-pop is infused with rosé wine, fresh berries and pound cake, a grown-up can happily relive the good ol' days.

Get the Recipe: Pushable Rosé Pops

Coffee-Coconut Ice Cream Bombe

With just five ingredients and a large bowl you can make this incredible showstopping creation.

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Lemon-Raspberry Sorbet Cake

Use lemon and raspberry sorbet topped with melted chocolate to make the amazing color combination in this cake.

Get the Recipe: Lemon-Raspberry Sorbet Cake

Salted Caramel Ice Cream Cone Cake

Combine dulce de leche and flaky sea salt to get the amazing sweet and salty flavor of this towering cake that's topped with sugar cones.

Get the Recipe: Salted Caramel Ice Cream Cone Cake

Peanut Butter Shell

Why should chocolate lovers have all the fun? Now peanut butter fans can have a nice crunchy shell on their ice cream too. If you use coconut oil you get the bonus of a little tropical flavoring, though it takes just a tad longer to set up.

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Maple-Bacon Crunch Ice Cream

Maple syrup and bacon aren't just for breakfast. Use maple syrup in your ice cream and stir in bacon brittle before freezing.

Get the Recipe: Maple-Bacon Crunch Ice Cream

Milky Way Ice Cream

Melt Milky Way candy bars and stir them into chocolate ice cream for a frozen treat that tastes just like the famous candy.

Get the Recipe: Milky Way Ice Cream

Strawberry-Soda Ice Cream

Turn your ice cream into a 1950s-inspired treat by adding cream soda to your frozen treat.

Get the Recipe: Strawberry-Soda Ice Cream

Gorilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

These banana and chocolate ice cream sandwiches use mascarpone and a Meyer lemon for an adult take on a child’s favorite.

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Serious Vanilla Ice Cream

Alton Brown gets serious with this ice cream recipe; he swaps out a couple tablespoons of sugar for peach preserves and lets the ice cream mixture mellow for a few hours in the refrigerator, all in the name of a better ice cream.

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Frozen Banana Ice Cream Sandwiches

Giada De Laurentiis coats the tops of her cookies with chocolate-toffee candy bars before assembling these decadent ice cream sandwiches.

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Buttermilk-Pecan Ice Cream

Buttermilk gives this ice cream a nice tang, while Sunny Anderson's candied pecan and caramel banana toppings are out of this world!

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Ice Cream Sundae Cones

Get the sundae experience all tucked neatly into a cone! These cones pack in peanut butter cups, malted milk balls, fudge and roasted peanuts.

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Blackberry Chip Ice Cream

The Pioneer Woman takes advantage of ripe summer produce in her deep-purple blackberry ice cream bursting with chunks of semisweet chocolate.

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Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

The traditional chocolate-peanut butter treat gets a summer version with this recipe.

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Mint Chip Ice Cream

Alton's homemade take on this flavor keeps the ingredient list simple and flavorful: two kinds of cream, egg yolks, sugar, peppermint oil and chopped mint candies. 

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Frozen Brownie Sundaes

This best-of-all-worlds dessert starts with a pan of baked brownies that is then topped with a layer each of ice cream and melted chocolate. The final flourish: a homemade strawberry sauce. 

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Cinnamon Ice Cream with Cinnamon Crisps

A mix of cinnamon sticks and ground cinnamon gives The Pioneer Woman's homemade ice cream its distinctive flavor — reinforced by a cinnamon-sugar tortilla on the side. 

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Dipped and Decorated Waffle Cones

If you ask Ree, the perfect dipped cone has chocolate on the inside and on the outside. Sprinkle the top of each cone with your favorite toppings, like sprinkles, pecans, candies, pretzels — the options are endless.

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Neapolitan Ice Cream

For the ultimate version of the tricolor, triple-flavor ice cream classic, make a homemade version of each layer (vanilla, strawberry and chocolate) and then mold in loaf pans. 

Get the Recipe: Neapolitan Ice Cream

Chocolate-Chip Caramel Ice Cream Sundae

Squares of chocolate-chip cookie form the base for these think-outside-the-bowl sundaes rounded out by vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, hot fudge and caramel sauces, and — of course — a cherry on top. 

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Chocolate Ice Cream

Alton's recipe for chocolate ice cream is straightforward — no complicated ingredients here — with delicious results. 

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Ice Cream Bombe

The classic bombe shape is created by layering mango and raspberry sorbets — plus strawberry ice cream — in a bowl and then freezing the dessert until it sets.  

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Creamy Pistachio Pops

Aarti Sequeira's creamy pops are an easy frozen treat inspired by pistachio kulfi, India's answer to ice cream.

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Giant Ice Cream Sandwich

This 17-inch giant ice cream sandwich from Food Network Magazine will be big fun at any party — it feeds 20 people! Wrap the finished product in parchment to look like the real thing.

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Affogato Sundae

Instead of coffee, top off espresso-flavored gelato with some amaretto liqueur for a grown-up sundae.

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Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

When frozen as directed, Giada's yogurt will have a light granita texture that can be easily scraped with a fork. If you prefer a smoother texture, you can spin the yogurt mixture in an ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions.

The Neelys' Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Pat and Gina use fresh ripe peaches and peach nectar for their extra fruity ice cream. Drizzle it with Praline Pecan Sauce for a decadent finish.

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Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bars

The Neelys layer cookies, ice cream, caramel and whipped cream to create their decadent, layered ice cream bars. Best of all, this no-cook treat features ingredients that are likely stocked away in your kitchen.

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Watermelon, Chili and Basil Ice Pops

These fruity ice pops give you an array of tastes: sweet, tangy, salty and spicy. If you cannot find Thai basil, which is milder than regular basil, with a slight licorice flavor, regular basil will be fine in this recipe. Sprinkle any leftover chili salt on sweet summer fruits like mangoes, pineapples or peaches for a spicy-sweet treat.

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Cocoa Colada Ice Pops

These creamy pops taste just like a sweet summer drink on a stick. The cocoa nibs add crunch and a touch of bitterness that contrasts nicely with the sweetness of the coconut milk and pineapple.

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Grilled-Peach and Almond Ice Pops

Charring juicy summer peaches on the grill for these addictive ice pops lends a smoky note. Peach preserves provide a second dose of peach, ginger syrup adds spice and smoked almonds add crunch.

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Blueberry, Thyme and Sweet Cream Ice Pops

These ice pops use frozen Maine blueberries, which are deliciously sweet and can be found all year long. Sweetened condensed milk steeped with fresh thyme is a creamy, herbaceous addition. (To make the pops more kid-friendly, omit the thyme.)

Get the Recipe: Blueberry, Thyme and Sweet Cream Ice Pops

Honeydew Melon and Cilantro Ice Pops

Make these ice pops in peak melon season for the ultimate summer treat. The cilantro simple syrup and the lime add a bit of zing to the sweet, mild fruit and make the pops extra refreshing.

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Homemade Pineapple Upside-Down Sundae

Homemade vanilla ice cream gets a swirl of homemade caramelized pineapple, with the bonus of extra caramel sauce for topping the sundae. There's no need for heating up the kitchen to bake a cake; high-quality store-bought pound cake works beautifully as the base for the sundae.

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Vegan Vanilla Ice Cream

This vegan ice cream is actually easier and faster to make than the cream-and-egg version: There's no extended time spent over the stove awaiting the moment the custard thickens and no reason to worry that you'll scramble the eggs. Infusing the milk with vanilla bean adds great flavor but can be skipped in a pinch.

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No-Churn Matcha Ice Cream

Green tea shines in this simple no-churn matcha ice cream, which is delicious alone or topped with toasted coconut and chocolate chips.

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Italian Ice

You don't need any fancy tools — just a blender — to whip up this frozen dessert.

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Orange-Vanilla Frozen Custard

Get inspired by summers at the boardwalk and make your own custard.

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Cherry-Chocolate Ice Cream

Put a spin on creamy chocolate ice cream with the addition of sweet cherries.

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Fire and Ice Cream

This ice cream flavor is inspired by Red Hots candy and takes just 10 minutes' prep time.

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Chocolate-Hazelnut Ice Cream Cupcakes

Make individual coconut and hazelnut crusts and fill them with coconut ice cream and then top them with chocolate ice cream. They can be made then frozen for up to two days.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Hazelnut Ice Cream Cupcakes

No-Churn Passion Fruit Ice Cream

No fancy tools needed for this tropical ice cream. Although not necessary to enjoy the ice cream, the addition of simple rum-caramel sauce will transport dinner guests to the Caribbean.

Get the Recipe: Passion Fruit Ice Cream with Rum-Vanilla Caramel Sauce

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