Creamsicle Ice Cream Pie – only 3 ingredients!

Creamsicle Ice Cream Pie

Do you have big plans for this holiday weekend?  Maybe a BBQ or other fun event with family and friends?  Well, if it’s a potluck and you have your choice of what to bring, pick dessert.  Then make this yummy Creamsicle Ice Cream Pie that only needs 3 ingredients.  It’s easy and it’s delicious so it is sure to be a hit. We are big fans of ice cream pie at our house and it always makes regular appearances during the holidays especially.  Today’s Creamsicle Pie is a little variation [Continue Reading…]

Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream

Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream

2015We have been enjoying some summer like days here in Oregon and it has totally got me in the mood for homemade ice cream.  I just couldn’t help myself and this weekend I broke out the ice cream maker and made a batch of one of my favorite, favorite ice creams.  I first shared this recipe in 2008 so it was overdo for a recipe redo and some new photos and I am always looking for an excuse to make malted milk ball ice cream. I am a big malt [Continue Reading…]

Granola Ice Cream Pie

Granola Ice Cream Pie

So granola is not just for breakfast!  I created this yummy granola ice cream pie using the homemade granola I shared last week.  It is super easy to make and if you have granola on hand you probably have all the other ingredients too. It is the perfect dessert for a hot summer night.  Requires no baking (if the granola is already made) and can be put together in minutes and it is cold and delicious!  And did I mention it contains chocolate and caramel!!  Perfect! I started by putting [Continue Reading…]

Lime Sherbet Freeze

Lime Sherbet Freeze

Lime Sherbet Freeze is such a fun thing to make for St. Patrick’s Day.  It is a nice alternative to all the green mint treats out there right now! We are big ice cream fans at our house, always have been.  When I was young one of my favorite treats to get at the local drive, The Spot was a “freeze.”  I loved pulling up at the drive-in, having the server come out of her little booth and hook that tray onto our car window.  They made their own root beer [Continue Reading…]

Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie

The season of green is upon us and for me that means mint!  If something is green, it should be mint in my book.  We have a divided house when it comes to mint.  Half of us love it and half of us don’t but all my mint haters have moved away from home so bring on the mint! Grasshopper ice cream pie is one way to enjoy some green and some mint. Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie is really one of those non recipe recipes!  You don’t have to have [Continue Reading…]

No Bake Peanut Butter Fudge Ice Cream Pie

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie

Are you still looking for a yummy, easy, no bake dessert for a Valentine’s Day treat? I’ve got you covered. If you don’t need a dessert for Valentines but just want to make something yummy, I’ve got you covered. If you have a chocolate/peanut butter fan for a Valentine today’s recipe is perfect. What makes this dessert a little more fun is that it is made with a rice krispie crust. The crust is a combination of rice krispie cereal, brown sugar and corn syrup. You add a layer of [Continue Reading…]

Candy Corn Ice Cream Floats

Candy Corn Ice Cream Floats

Looking for a quick and easy treat for a Halloween Party?  I’ve got you covered today.  Ice cream is always a hit at a party, especially when it looks like candy corn! All you  need to create these cute candy corn ice cream floats are some vanilla ice cream, lemon ice cream, orange sherbet and some lemon lime soda.  Yellow ice cream can be a bit of a challenge to find but Kroger has a yummy lemon ice cream that worked great. I put a scoop of each into a [Continue Reading…]

I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party

witch halloween party 1

Over the last two years I have shared various activities I have done with my Activity Day Girls , the 8-12 year old girls from church that I work with.  I am sad to say I will no longer be working with these sweet girls anymore.  Major sad face. I wanted to leave the girls with a really fun and meaningful activity so I put together an I Scream You Scream Witch Halloween Party for them.  Now you may be asking how that was meaningful but read on – I [Continue Reading…]

Lemon Sorbet

Lemon Sorbet

Have you entered the fun giveaway that I posted on Saturday?  Check it out! Who has a hard time believing it is already August??!!  I’m struggling with it a bit.  I know in some areas of the country school has already started  but here in the NW we don’t start until after Labor Day and depending on our weather, sometimes August  is just the start of summer for us!  This year has been a bit of an exception though and we’ve had summer weather since the end of June! As [Continue Reading…]