Healthy Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream

Healthy Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream??  YES!  Dreams DO come true!  This sweet, creamy, addictive ice cream is refined sugar free, high protein, and gluten free.

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

This ice cream is so addictive you’ll want scoop after scoop after scoop.  But no worries, it’s sugar free, high protein, and gluten free — meaning, compared to typical sugary ice creams, this healthy version will make you feel fuller faster, and it’ll keep you satisfied for a longer period of time.  Without the added sugar and refined flours, you can keep your blood sugar levels steady to avoid those pesky sugar rushes and sugar crashes!

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

And if your heart desires, feel free to fold in a big handful of chopped Homemade Oreos into the ice cream.

You won’t regret it.

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

~6 cups

Healthy Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Fat per serving: 10

Calories per serving: 210

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Freeze your ice cream maker bowl for 24+ hours (I used my KitchenAid ice cream maker attachment).
  2. In a large blender, add the yogurt, coconut milk, cookie butter, and stevia extract.  Blend until completely smooth.
  3. While blending, slowly add in the xanthan gum, then add the salt.  Puree until fully incorporated.
  4. Churn the ice cream according to your ice cream makers’ instructions.  Scoop the ice cream into a freezer-proof container, cover, and freeze until it’s the texture you prefer.  If frozen solid, the best method to thaw is to place the ice cream in the fridge for a few hours (this way, the entire ice cream is scoopable, unlike thawing the ice cream on the counter, where only the edges will be scoopable).
  5. Scoop, serve, and enjoy!
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Here is the recipe’s nutrition label:

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

YASSSS!  Only 210 calories and 5g of (naturally occurring, no added) sugar per cup!  Plus, 14g of protein, healthy fats, and a bit of fiber too.

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Compared to 1 cup of the storebought version, 1 cup of this Healthy Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream has:

  • 50 less calories
  • 23g less sugar
  • 10g more protein
  • Absolutely NO high-fructose corn syrup, white sugar, white flour, palm oil, or artificial flavors

Um, yes, I’ll take a second serving, thank you very much.

Healthy Cookies 'n' Cream Ice Cream recipe – sweet, creamy, addictive, and full of Oreo flavor, but made secretly sugar free, high protein, and gluten free! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Enjoy!

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– Jess

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8 comments on “Healthy Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream”

  1. This does look like a dream! Unfortunately xanthem gum bothers my stomach ! I miss its volumizing power so much!

  2. Cookies n’ cream may be one of my top 3 favorite ice cream flavors. Thank you for sharing!

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  6. Tracey Barnett
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    Everything looks so delicious. Congratulations on all that you are doing, I wish you continued success.

    Unfortunately, erithyol does not agree with my digestive system. Can’t eat anything that has it, not even ice cream or cookies.

    I can do stevia though, maybe you have some recipes that only use stevia ?

    By the way, if there is any way possible, I would protect that Oreo cookie butter receipe to ensure that no one else tries to claim it as their own, if you haven’t already done so.

  7. I will be saving this pin and use it once I’ve got an ice cream maker!

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