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Freezer Bag Ice Cream

Prep: 10 minutes • Serves: 4

2 cups half & half
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 quarts ice cubes
1/2 cup kosher salt
Optional garnishes: candy pieces, chocolate chips, cookie pieces, fresh fruit and/or sprinkles

1.In quart-sized zip-top plastic bag, add half & half, sugar and vanilla extract; seal bag, pressing out excess air. In gallon-sized zip-top plastic bag, add ice cubes and salt. Place quart-sized bag inside of gallon-sized bag; seal bag, pressing out excess air. Shake 5 minutes or until mixture is the consistency of ice cream.

2.Serve topped with garnishes, if desired.


Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

199 Calories, 12g Fat (8g Saturated), 42mg Cholesterol, 73mg Sodium,
18g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 18g Sugars, 4g Protein

Dietitian’s Dish Tip(s):
> Boost the nutrients with some flavorful mix-in combinations.
• PB&J – Stir in diced strawberries and chopped peanuts, then drizzle with warm nut butter.
• Crushed raspberries, chopped dark chocolate and toasted almond slivers.
• S’mores – Shaved dark chocolate, graham cracker pieces, and finely chopped mini marshmallows.