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Non-Dairy Candy Cane Ice Cream Recipe with Cookies

Love the taste of peppermint and chocolate? You have got to try this homemade non-dairy candy cane ice cream recipe at home, it is the perfect non-dairy dessert for the holidays! I’m working with Silk¬ģ on a sponsored campaign to try out their cashew milk.

Non-Dairy Candy Cane Ice Cream Recipe with Cookies

This cookie and candy cane ice cream is amazing

Let’s be honest: how many dairy-free¬†ice creams have you tried, that tasted good?

I personally LOVE ice cream, but in the past couple of years, dairy hasn’t loved me back. I have tried lots of non-dairy ice creams at the store, and they just weren’t that great. I got my hands on new Silk Cashewmilk and I thought: new creamy cashew milk + holiday season = make a delicious non-dairy dessert, and that’s how our homemade candy cane cookie ice cream was born!

Silk Cashewmilk

A holiday ice cream recipe to try

So I did, and I am in love with what I came up with! In the spirit of the holiday season, I decided to put together a couple of my favorites, candy canes, and Oreo¬ģ cookies, and it proves that they taste great together!

Peppermint ice cream recipe, made with cashewmilk

Silk Cashewmilk is a delicious, creamy, and thick cashew-based alternative to cow and almond milk. Due to its creamy texture, making a smoothie or ice cream with it was the first thing I thought of. It can be poured over your favorite bowl of cereal (we like Raisin Bran), used in recipes, and even drank straight out of the carton. Silk Cashewmilk contains calcium and vitamin D, is GMO-free, and has fewer calories per serving than regular milk. I am glad we got a chance to taste it, I am a new fan!

candy canes

Non-Dairy Candy Cane Ice Cream Recipe

Give this homemade peppermint ice cream recipe a try. No ice cream maker is required, you’ll just need a few ingredients and a blender or food processor to make this treat. If you like peppermint and Oreos and love a good non-dairy dessert, you can’t go wrong with this holiday ice cream treat!

Ingredients needed for this easy peppermint ice cream:

  • 4 cups Silk Original Cashewmilk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1¬†cup¬†Oreo¬ģ cookies, crushed
  • 1¬†cup¬†candy canes, crushed (about 10 minis)
  • blender or food processor
  • a freezer-friendly container

How to make the best peppermint candy ice cream

Let’s get started with this Crush the candy canes and cookies into pieces in your blender or food processor. I lightly pulsed my blender so that they would break up but not grind down too fine. Remove and set aside.

Crush Oreos and Candy Canes in a blender or food processor

Combine all of the ice cream’s ingredients

Combine your Silk Cashewmilk, sugar, vanilla, and salt in the blender and give them a whirl to mix them together. Add your candy-cookie crumbles and give it one more whirl to combine it all.

Ice cream ingredients in a blender with Silk Cashewmilk

Pour the mixture into your freezer-friendly container, cover, and freeze overnight. And then… SCOOP.

Homemade Holiday Non-Dairy Oreo Candy Cane Ice Cream recipe

YES. I sprinkled a little more crushed candy cane on the top for garnish, I also may add a little more cookie to the top!

Enjoy this holiday candy cane ice cream recipe!

Thanks so much for letting me try Silk Cashew milk, I will have to look for it in stores when I run out! I like the unsweetened one best, check out Silk’s cashew recipes here. Learn more about Silk Cashewmilk online, follow along with them on Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook, and sign up for the Silk eNewsletter for fun updates and recipe ideas. When you visit their Facebook page, sound off and tell them what you think about their cashew milk!

Oh, and try making this ice cream for all of your non-dairy family and friends for the holidays! If you love all things peppermint, you might also like these White Chocolate Peppermint Oreo Balls Recipe.

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