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Cold Stone has nothing on us! Gluten-Free Snow Ice cream with some mix-ins! Dairy-Free, Nut-Free

I originally found this recipe on Pinterest & thought it would be a fun project for a snow day with my 2 boys.  Well, today was that day & it seems like at least a quarter of my FB friends are also making it today! (Guess I’m not so original after all)  Oh well, still prepared to make it tons of fun with the kiddos!

Here is the original recipe, I made 1 small change: Snow Ice Cream {courtesy of That’s Country Living}

You will need:

10 cups of CLEAN white snow (possibly more if the snow is super fluffy)

1/2 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup milk

MY personal substitutions….

I used organic sugar

& instead of regular milk, I used organic coconut milk

I threw in some frozen strawberries & white chocolate chips for the boys; they loved it!

It was a really fun experiment & the kids loved mixing it up!  Hubs even thought it was yummy, he was pretty skeptical at my plan. Non-cooking can be fun, experiment, enjoy!

Super fluffy snow

Super fluffy snow

Organic Coconut Milk

Organic Coconut Milk

Sprinkling the sugar

Sprinkling the sugar

Taking turns mixing

Taking turns mixing

Little guy taking his turn to mix

Little guy taking his turn to mix

Let's see...

Let’s see…

He likes it!

He likes it!

 

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19 comments on “Cold Stone has nothing on us! Gluten-Free Snow Ice cream with some mix-ins! Dairy-Free, Nut-Free

  1. This is SO cool! And i LOVE coconut milk. I just showed my daughter, We have to try this! More snow coming on Thursday here…..

  2. Since it’s supposed to snow tomorrow, I think this seems like a fabulous idea! I’ll have to give this a try! Following from #SITSBlogging

  3. This sounds so yummy! It doesn’t snow much around here, but I’ll need to try this out the next time it does. Thanks!

  4. This looks so good! I was just telling my husband we should make snow ice cream with all the piles of snow we have right now.

  5. That looks so good! I was just telling my husband we should make snow ice cream with all the snow we have right now.

  6. My kids love having pancakes. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Dee, visiting from SITS :)

  7. I love seeing kids involved in the process! Stopping by from #sitsblogging

  8. Oh! Adding in strawberries and chocolate chips!! I love that idea! We added sprinkles to ours and it turned it black. woops! I’ll have to save this idea back for next time{Please dear God let it not be until next year}

    Love from SITS!

    • Unfortunately I believe we’re getting hit again Thursday 😞 so if we have another snow day from school we’ll be making this again, good to know about the sprinkles!!

  9. Aw what a great idea! I’ve never heard of it, so it seems original to me! Your kids look super happy :)

  10. I stopped when I read that you found a great alternative to Cold Stone! Your recipe looks great and your little one certainly is enjoying it. I am stopping by from #SITSblogging!

  11. Since we seem to be buried in snow this year with more on the way, this would be perfect! #SITSblogging

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