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Peppermint Candy Ice Cream

Marybeth Feutz
Do you love peppermint ice cream? Don't wait for this seasonal flavor to hit the store - make your own Peppermint Candy Ice Cream at home whenever you want!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 4 servings



  • In a medium bowl, combine sugar, salt, and whole milk. Whisk until sugar is dissolved.
  • Add peppermint extract and whipping cream. Whisk to combine.
  • Assemble ice cream maker and turn on.
  • Pour ice cream mixture into the bowl of the ice cream maker.
  • While the ice cream is freezing, unwrap peppermints.
  • Roughly chop using a food processor (or smash in a Ziplock freezer bag with a hammer or the flat side of a meat tenderizer).
  • When ice cream is nearly finished (about 10-12 minutes), add crushed peppermints.
  • Let churn until frozen, about 15-18 minutes total.
  • Serve immediately, or store in a freezer-safe container.
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