Healthy Cookie Dough Ice Cream! (Dairy Free!)

by Nicole on July 9, 2012

Hello Monday! How was all your weekends? Mine was GOOD. We got A LOT done around the house and I’m SO happy to be moving in the right direction. I can’t wait to share with you all the things we’ve done.

This weekend besides house things I also made a cool, delicious treat. Saturday night I made 2 thin crusted pizzas (one with fresh mozzarella & one salad pizza) and then some ice cream for dessert. The first time I made fro-CHO and it was good, but this time I wanted a more ice cream taste. I went searching and came across this Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream recipe on Chocolate Covered Katie that I KNEW would not disappoint. And it DIDN’T!

I used the exact recipe from CCK’s blog, so go check it out there. You don’t need a ton of ingredients and most I think you’ll have around your kitchen. (If you don’t have oat flour, just grind some oats in your food processor!) We ate all of this up between 4 of us and I wish I made a double batch so I had some leftovers! There will absolutely be more in my future.

healthy cookie dough ice cream

To highlight the slight ingredient changes I made based on CCK’s suggestions:

  • 1 can coconut milk (from Trader Joe’s, it came to about 1.5 cups)
  • 1 cup regular coconut milk
  • brown sugar
  • agave nectar (instead of xyilitol)
  • using 1 tbs of coconut oil in cookie dough

Often I’ll adapt a recipe to make it fit my specific needs, but this was so perfect, I didn’t change a thing. I let this churn in my ice cream maker for about 20-25 minutes and then (after a taste test) froze it for about 2 hours. It totally could have been eaten as soft serve but we hadn’t eaten dinner yet.

Other things to check out: IIN just put together a Healthy Skin Secrets Guide and it’s free! 

I’m off to get work done. I’ve already had a busy morning of the gym and a 25 week prenatal appointment! Now to get to the real work!

Have a great day!


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Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) July 9, 2012 at 11:24 am

Ok, I need to make that today! Holy moly that looks like the perfect summer time treat! Have a great week Nicole!
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Kelly July 9, 2012 at 12:33 pm

Delicious!! I am excited to try the almond milk ice cream people have been posting about. I am making a Whole Foods trip later this week and I hope I find some.
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Amanda July 9, 2012 at 12:45 pm

Oh, that looks absolutely lovely. You’ve inspired me for today! :)
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Miz July 9, 2012 at 1:05 pm

annnnd drool.

annnnnd the child would love.
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Laura @ Mommy Run Fast July 9, 2012 at 2:12 pm

So funny- I was just checking out that same recipe on her blog this weekend, and was wanting to try it… glad to hear you liked it! And nice job getting lots of stuff done around the house, too.
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Charlotte July 9, 2012 at 3:44 pm

SO glad you posted this. I saw the pictures on instagram and was hoping you would!! I LOVE COOKIE DOUGH ICE CREAM <3
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Yum Yucky July 9, 2012 at 4:30 pm

This looks amazing! I need to invest in an ice cream maker. Keep saying it. Now it’s time to do it, because I’m missing out on all the tasty creations like this one.
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Meredith @ DareYouTo July 9, 2012 at 5:20 pm

yummm i love cookie dough. and chocolate-covered katie’s recipes never fail. Gotta get on this, stat!
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cck July 9, 2012 at 6:40 pm

That looks gorgeous! I’m so excited it turned out well for you!


Angela @ Happy Fit Mama July 9, 2012 at 8:31 pm

Trying the cookie dough ice cream asap! Yum!
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