Samoas Ice-cream Truffles

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Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Melanie Clarke
Recipe from Southern Living

Ingredients

  • 1 pt. vanilla ice cream
  • 8 coconut-chocolate cookies

Preparation

Prep Time:
Stand: 15 Minutes
Freeze: 30 Minutes

  1. 1. Let ice cream stand at room temperature 15 minutes to soften.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and place in freezer.
  3. 3. Process cookies in a food processor 1 minute or until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pour cookie crumbs into a shallow dish.
  4. 4. Scoop ice cream into small balls using a 1 1/4-inch ice-cream scoop, and roll in cookie crumbs. Arrange on prepared baking sheet in freezer. Freeze truffles at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  5. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Girl Scout Samoas cookies.
  6. Trefoils Ice-cream Truffles: Substitute 1 sleeve (21 cookies) old-fashioned shortbread cookies for coconut-chocolate cookies. Proceed with recipe as directed. Makes 22 truffles. Prep: 25 min., Stand: 15 min., Freeze: 30 min. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Girl Scout Trefoils cookies.
  7. Do-Si-Dos Ice-cream Truffles: Substitute 1 sleeve (11 cookies) peanut butter-cream cookies for coconut-chocolate cookies. Proceed with recipe as directed. Makes 22 truffles. Prep: 25 min., Stand 15 min., Freeze: 30 min. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Girl Scout Do-Si-Dos cookies.

March 2008