Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Tacos

Ice Cream Tacos

So I guess I am a little late to the table when it comes to certain ice cream treats.

This summer we hosted a fun little ice cream tasting party for our neighbors. One of the ice cream treat selections was an ice cream filled taco. My neighbor kids were shocked when I told them I had never had one before. I also had never had a Twinkie before until I heard they were going away and I then had one bite and that was enough. Not a huge fan.

But back to ice cream. I really liked the ice cream taco so decided to create my own version at home.

Ice Cream Tacos So here is how I did it.   I bought the smallest flour tortillas I could find.  I gave them a spray of butter spray and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.I then folded them over with the cinnamon sugar on the inside.  I initially did it with it on the outside but then you end up with cinnamon sugar all over your hands.  I wanted them to retain their taco shape while baking and stay open enough so that I could fill them with ice cream so I made some little foil balls to insert to keep them open.  Worked like a charm.   I baked them until they were nice and crispy and then filled them with ice cream.   Be sure and have the ice cream come all the way to the top of the taco so that the chocolate has something to grab on to.

Ice Cream Tacos step by step

I then wrapped them in plastic wrap and put them back in the freezer to let them harden up a bit before dipping them into the chocolate.

For the chocolate I used semi sweet chocolate chips, a little corn syrup and some butter to thin the chocolate out enough to dip with. I used a small foil loaf pan for the chocolate  – it was the perfect size and depth to dip the taco shell into. After dipping I sprinkled with chopped nuts and or sprinkles.  I then laid them on a piece of wax paper and popped them back into the freezer to harden up.

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Taco

I then instagrammed a photo of them and invited any hungry neighbors to come down for a taste test.  It took less than 5 minutes and my door was knocking!

Ice Cream Tacos

They took them to go and took one along for their dad who was having a birthday that day.

Ice Cream TacosI got a message back via Instagram that on a scale of 1-10 they gave them an 11!  Tessa also left a message on Instagram to save her one.

Ice Cream Tacos

You could have so much fun with different flavors of ice cream, and chocolate.  I think white chocolate dipped ice cream taco would be yummy!!  What could be better than an ice cream filled taco!

Other yummy ice cream treats:

Girl Scout Cookie Milkshake

Ice Cream Brownie Cake with Rolos

Lemonade Pie

Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Tacos

Ingredients

  • Small flour tortillas
  • cinnamon sugar
  • butter spray
  • ice cream
  • 6 oz. semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • sprinkles, crushed nuts etc.

Instructions

  • Spray one side of tortilla with butter spray and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  • Fold over with cinnamon sugar on the inside and insert foil ball to keep tortilla open
  • Bake at 350 for 10 minutes or until crisp.
  • Cool and then fill with ice cream.
  • Wrap in plastic and freeze until hard.
  • Melt chocolate. Add in butter and corn syrup. Stir until smooth.
  • Dip ice cream filled taco into chocolate.
  • Sprinkle with desired topping
  • Place on wax paper and put in freezer to harden up.

Ice Cream Pie

 

 

 

Enjoy!

Leigh Anne

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Comments

  1. 1
    Mique says:

    These look awesome LA!! My family would be all over them. I’ll have to give them a try soon. xo

  2. 2

    Oh my stars… these look amazing! Remember when Taco Bell used to sell choco’s?! This reminds me of those and I can hardly wait to make yours! MMMM! Thanks for sharing! (: xoxo
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  3. 3
    sue says:

    Hey girl,

    I just sent you a link to Real Mom Kitchen. I Googled how to bake tortillas in the oven because I knew I had seen that tip somewhere in my computer travels. There always must be a better, easier way to do things, which is why I adore the internet.
    Those look yummy, unfortunately, I won’t make them since I would enjoy eating them ALL.

  4. 4

    This is brilliant!! They are so beautiful. I love me some tacos and having them for desserts never crossed my mind. Thanks for sharing :)

  5. 5
    Rita says:

    These look delicious. I have to admit that I have never had an ice cream taco either, so now I will have to try these out! Thanks for sharing.
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  6. 6

    Oh my goodness, I have never heard of this, and it sounds like so much fun to make! My kids will FLIP!!! Pinning!!
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  7. 7

    Leigh Anne, these tacos are amazing! That crunchy taco shell adds the perfect amount of texture to the creamy ice cream. Can’t wait to try this out!
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  8. 8
    Leah says:

    Yum! I love this idea! :)
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  9. 9

    Seriously, Leigh Anne? How do you continue to make the most amazing food…EVER! We’d love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let’s party!!
    http://theinspiration-network.com/delish-dessert-link-party-no-1/

    Smiles,
    Melanie and Diana
    The Inspiration Network

  10. 10
    Maria says:

    Oh my goodness, these look AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!! What a great way to serve ice-cream, this looks like just the most delicious summer treat!!! YUM!!!!

  11. 11

    This looks amazing! Can’t wait to give these a try. They look so easy. Found you at the Pin Junkie Friday link party. Have a wonderful weekend!
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  12. 12
    Sarah says:

    Oh-mah-good-ness! These look delicious! I’m having a pot luck at work next week and I’m so doing this. Thanks for linking up at Life Inspired :)
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  13. 13
    Jenn says:

    YUMMY! These look SO GOOD & super FUN! Thanks for sharing, and I hope you have a FUN weekend!
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  14. 14

    These look so absolutely delicious! I found them on the Marvelous Monday link party. Come share them with us tomorrow morning at our On Display Monday Link party. Definitely going to try these soon! :)
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  15. 15

    Wow, I am glad I stopped by from Marvelous Mondays because these look AMAZING! What a wonderful idea and a delicious treat.

  16. 16

    Oh my! those looks so scrumptious……
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  17. 17

    These look fantastic!! How fun too!

  18. 18

    Ice cream tacos??!! Sounds fabulous!
    Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper recently posted..Black Bean, Corn, and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

  19. 19
    Kelsey says:

    Leigh Ann these look absolutely amazing!! Thanks for linking up to Life Inspired with us :)
    Kelsey
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  20. 20

    Oh my goodness these look amazing!!! Stopping by from Tuesday Tastings!
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  21. 21

    I would’ve gladly been a taste tester! These look awesome!
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  22. 22
    Morgaine says:

    Wow! These look delicious! Love it!
    Morgaine @ Madcap Frenzy
    P.S. I would love if you would link up any of your awesome posts at my August Totally Tuesday Link Party: http://madcapfrenzy.blogspot.com/2013/08/august-totally-tuesday-link-party.html
    Hugs!
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  23. 23
    Linda says:

    OMG. Ice cream tacos are my absolute favorite!!! I never even imagined making some .. Thanks so much. I’m featuring you tonight which means this is also PINNED. Have a great weekend. Linda
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  24. 24

    All I can say is YES!!!!! These look so delicious and fabulous…Hugs, Beverly
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  25. 25
    Jo-Ann says:

    Looks wonderful. Can’t wait to try it. Thank you for sharing it.

  26. 26

    Wow! My mind is blown! I have never heard of ice cream tacos. Although, it does remind me of fried ice cream! And that is yummy!!! So I bet these are totally awesome! I have pinned it. I totally want to try this. Thanks for sharing!
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  27. 27
    Gisele says:

    I’m in love =D =D =D Definitely have to try this ! Nooooooow :)
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