Spiked Trefoil Milkshake Recipe

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.

Recipe Facts

Active: 10 mins
Total: 70 mins
Makes: 2 milkshakes

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  • 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


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

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

Special equipment

Blender, fine-mesh strainer