Dessert during Battlestar Galactica tonight will be courtesy of my excellent friend Barb, who takes great care of me when I’m in Anchorage. A few months ago she made a simple but yummy dessert she called “Drunken Ice Cream”, which I’ve been wanting to try at home since.
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened
2 shots Bailey’s Irish Cream. Or more.
Crumbled hard cookies to taste
Mash together in a shallow mixing bowl, return to ice cream carton, and hide in the back of the freezer. It will all fit – ice cream has air incorporated into it, which will disappear when you mash it up with the Bailey’s.
She used Pepperidge Farms Brussels cookies, because they’re hard enough to stand up to mashing & immersion in ice cream, plus they contain chocolate, so that’s what I’m using too, but any hard, non-crumbly cookie would work.
You can make this with sugar free ice cream and cookies – and in fact I will, for some of the family – but if you try to use some weird-ass brand of sugar-free Irish cream I don’t want to hear about it.