Frozen Dessert Recipes

When you need to cool down, our frozen dessert recipes will do the trick. Treat yourself to homemade ice cream, ice pops, icebox pie and more.

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    15 Ways to Use Up a Pint of Chocolate Ice Cream

    Got a few scoops left in that pint of chocolate ice cream? Before you go to town with a spoon, check out these recipes that make the most of this frozen dessert.

    The Ultimate Guide to Making Ice Cream

    From professional tips to the sweetest recipes on the block, get ready to scream for ice cream! We cover everything...

    We’re Obsessed with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

    Jeni's ice cream is $12 a pint—but the artisan flavors are so worth the splurge.

    6 Low-Carb Ice Creams You Need on Your Radar

    There's no need to put ice cream on the chopping block when you're cutting down on carbs. We rounded up...

    Our Test Kitchen’s Tips for Making Professional-Quality Ice Cream at Home

    Need the perfect summertime treat? Learn how to make professional ice cream right at home. Our Test Kitchen team has...

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    How to Make the Best Vanilla Custard Ice Cream

    We'll show you how to make vanilla custard ice cream that is so good, you'll fall in love after the...

    30 Unique Ice Cream Flavors You Haven’t Tried Yet

    Move over plain ol' chocolate and vanilla. These unique ice cream flavors are worthy of an extra scoop (or two)!...

    23 Light Frozen Desserts to Enjoy All Summer

    Summertime has us craving light frozen desserts that won't hold us back when it's time to hop in the pool,...

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    22 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...

    How to Make Strawberry, Basil and Honey Paletas

    This Mexican paletas recipe will keep you refreshed all summer long.

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    Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

    This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...

    The Best Holiday Milkshake Recipes to Make This Christmas

    Inspired by this most wonderful time of the year, sipping on one of these holiday milkshake recipes is the perfect...

    20+ Unexpected Ways to Make an Ice Cream Sandwich

    This treat is exactly what it sounds like: ice cream sandwiched between two cookies. But what happens when you're fresh...

    20 Frozen Treats from Around the World

    From gelato in Italy to halo-halo in the Philippines, here's the scoop on the most refreshing frozen treats from around...

    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!

    Triple Chocolate Ricotta Ice Cream

    You're going to fall in love with this thick, rich chocolate ricotta ice cream. It has a creamy texture that...

    28 Gluten-Free Ice Creams, Slushes and Sorbets

    Gluten-free eaters: we've got a treat for you. These homemade gluten-free ice cream, sherbet, slush and sorbet recipes will keep...

    Vanilla Ice Cream with Crushed Potato Chips

    Crushed potato chips and ice cream; the combo gives you both sweet and salty. —Pam Slack, Freeburg, Illinois

    Balsamic Vinegar Ice Cream and Fruit

    Cinnamon-infused, pear, chocolate, even plain—whatever the flavor, balsamic vinegar on ice cream is amazing! —Allison Ochoa, Hays, Kansas

    Vanilla Ice Cream with Nerds

    Top your scoop of ice cream with Nerds rainbow candy, crushed Smarties and a Ding-Dong on the side. —Rachel Seis,...

    Vanilla Ice Cream and Cornflakes

    The sweet crunch of this combination is so good that you'll crave another scoop! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    Vanilla Ice Cream with Maple Syrup and Bacon

    Vanilla ice cream with maple syrup and crispy thick-cut bacon. —Carol Feldmann, Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin

    Vanilla Ice Cream with French Fries

    Ice cream and French fries. —Tracy Strickland, Shipshewana, Indiana

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    Vanilla Ice Cream with Ritz Crackers

    Ritz crackers and Hershey’s chocolate sauce! It’s so good! —Brooklyn Reynolds, Anderson, Indiana

    Vanilla Ice Cream with Melted Peanut Butter

    Melted peanut butter! —Rd Stendel-Freels, Albuquerque, New Mexico


    Affogato, which is espresso and ice cream mixed together, is awesome. You can also try it with Cuban coffee.—Cathy Killinger...

    Vanilla Ice Cream with Jam

    A scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with strawberry jam, chocolate chips and chopped nuts. —Donna Paprocki, Des Plaines, Illinois

    Sorbet Trio

    This easy sorbet recipe is a refreshing way to cool down and use a few ingredients from the garden—with no...

    Cinnamon-Basil Ice Cream

    I started experimenting with herbal ice creams when I was teaching classes at our local college. Not only were the...