I was introduced to Oreo Delight while my husband and I were dating. It was a staple dessert at his grandma's house. When we moved to Arizona 9 1/2 years ago, I knew I needed to start making it myself to keep my hubby and kids happy. :) I've always made it in a 9x13 baking dish, but for a recent BBQ get-together, I decided to serve it a little differently. I thought it might make for an easier serving option. I really like how the Oreo Delight Ice Cream Muffin Cups turned out!!
Oreo Delight Ice Cream Muffin Cups
- 1 package of Oreos (I sometimes use about a box and a half of Late July Vanilla Bean Green Tea cookies that look just like Oreos except taste better!!!!!)
- 1/2 gallon (or whatever size it comes in now) of vanilla ice-cream (I use Breyers Natural Vanilla Bean)
- Home made whipped cream, or you could just use a tub of Cool Whip.
Let ice-cream sit on counter to soften quite a bit, not totally liquefied, but soft enough to stir into the consistency of a frosty or something like that. Crush 1 package of Oreo cookies while ice cream is softening. I like to leave the cookies kind of chunky, so that there are bite-size pieces. Mix soft ice-cream, cookies, and *home made whipped cream together.
Instead of spreading into a 9x13 glass baking dish like I instructed in my original Oreo Delight post, spoon mixture into paper lined muffin tins. You should be able to fill about 24. Store in freezer. If you want to garnish each ice cream muffin with an Oreo, you will need to let the ice cream harden enough so that the Oreos can stand up in the middle of the "muffin" without falling over. I think I let the ice cream harden for at least an hour or more. After topping with Oreos. freeze for several more hours - I let mine freeze overnight with a foil tent over each muffin pan. When you are ready to serve, peel the paper off and eat! (Using a spoon is less messy.)
*To make home made whipped cream, buy a pint of heavy whipping cream and beat with an electric mixer until stiff. Before beating, I add about a tablespoon or 2 of sugar to sweeten just a tad.
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