Mint Oreo Ice Cream

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Here in Utah, the dog days of summer are officially upon us. While my kids are have started school, we’ve been granted with weather in the nineties all week long. The weather is melt-your-face-off hot and getting in the car seems like a punishment you’d reserve for only the worst of your enemies.
{I’m not much for extreme weather of any variety.} 

I present to you 2 solutions for beating this oppressive heat that hangs on you like a sweaty child in need of  nap:

Exhibit A: Sweaty Child, in Need of Nap

1. Watch this video and escape reality for a lovely three minutes and forty four seconds.

2. Make this ice cream. And really, why wouldn’t you?

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Mint Oreo Ice Cream
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The perfect treat to beat the summer heat-sink your spoon into a bowlful of sweet, creamy, mint oreo ice cream!
  • 1½ c. whole milk
  • 1⅛ c. white sugar
  • 3 c. heavy cream
  • 1½ T. peppermint extract
  • 3-6 drops green food coloring
  • ½ pkg. Oreos
  1. Mix together cream, milk and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Add peppermint extract and food coloring. Add to frozen ice cream maker bowl, mix as directed per your ice cream maker. Meanwhile, roughly chop Oreos. Using a sieve or a strainer, sift out Oreo "dust." Reserve remaining Oreos. In the last 5 minutes of freezing ice cream, add in the chopped Oreos. Freeze until solid, or as long as you can stand waiting. Makes 2 qts.
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