I have always, always been a fan of chocolate and mint. This means mint candies. Mint cookies. And mint chocolate chip ice cream. Oh how I adore mint chocolate chip ice cream. It is one of my favorite all time desserts. So when I saw Thin Mint ice cream I was super excited. Until I remembered one thing, Ryan does not like mint ice cream, or really anything chocolate mint. Crazy man huh?
Despite the fact that Ryan is not a huge fan of chocolate mint, when I was visiting his office a few weeks ago I decided to sign us up for a couple of boxes of Thin Mint cookies. I can barely resist thin mints when I’m not pregnant so when pregnant there is no way I wasn’t going to buy some. And when they finally came last week, I was bound and determined to get Ryan to enjoy chocolate mint desserts just like me.
I figured that an ice cream pie would be good. First up was the crust. Had to be thin mints. Hands down. The ice cream part is where I got a little creative, instead of using the Thin Mint ice cream you can buy at the grocery store, I decided to get a carton of vanilla bean ice cream and mix in some crushed thin mint cookies. It was the perfect compromise in my opinion. But to add a bit more to it, I decided to add a layer of hot fudge in the middle with sprinkled andes mints.
It’s good guys.
I love it.
And guess what…Ryan loves it too. WIN!
And I am 100% sure that if you make it for your family, even if they aren’t huge fans of chocolate mint, they will love it too.
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