Spiked Trefoil Milkshake

[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

This is a Girl Scout Cookie-inspired milkshake for grownups only, but you can leave out the booze if you want to make a version for kids. Head here for more Girl Scout Cookie-inspired milkshakes »

Note: Allow ice cream to soften at room temperature for 5 minutes before scooping.

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Spiked Trefoil Milkshake

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 2 milkshakes
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:1 hour 10 minutes
Special equipment:Blender, fine-mesh strainer

Ingredients

  • 15 Trefoil cookies
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 2 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream (15 ounces / about 5 medium scoops)
  • 1/2 ounce bourbon
  • Pinch salt
  • Garnish: Whipped cream and crumbled Trefoil cookies

Procedures

  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Toast cookies in oven on a foil-lined baking sheet until fragrant and slightly darker in color, about 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Using tongs, add to a sealable container. Add milk and cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 3 hours.

  2. 2

    Strain milk mixture into blender. Discard cookie solids. Add ice cream, bourbon, and salt to blender. Purée until smooth.

  3. 3

    Divide among serving glasses, top with whipped cream and crumbled cookies.

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