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Halfway Homemade: Nice Cream 3 Ways

I scream. You scream. We all scream for … NICE CREAM! Beat the heat with an elevated take on a summertime staple. With three options to choose from, your entire family will stay cool with these nutritious treats!


Banana Nice Cream

What You’ll Need

Ripe bananas

Peanut butter (for extra allergen exposure)

Ice cream cones (or bowls)

Your favorite toppings (including Mission MightyMe puffs!)

  1. Cut your bananas in half and place on a lined cookie sheet to freeze for 2 hours
  2. Once frozen, place bananas in a food processor until smooth (midway through, scoop a spoonful of peanut butter into the food processor)
  3. Once completely smooth, scoop mixture out into a cone (or cup)
  4. Decorate with puffs and your favorite toppings and enjoy!

Banana Nice Cream


Watermelon Sorbet

What You’ll Need


1/4 cup lemon juice (can sub for 100% fruit juice if lemon juice is too sour for your little one)

1/4 cup water

Crumbled Mission MightyMe Puffs

  1. Cut up your watermelon into bite-size cubes
  2. Place cubes into the freezer for 3-4 hours (or until fully frozen)
  3. Once frozen, place cubes into your blender 
  4. Pour 1/4 cup juice + 1/4 cup water over cubes and blend until smooth 
  5. Top with puffs and enjoy!

Watermelon Sorbet


Ice Cream In a Bag

What You’ll Need

1 cup half & half

1 T. vanilla extract

1 T. sugar

2 cups ice

1/2 cup rock salt

Toppings (fresh fruit, puffs, sprinkles)

Bags (1 small + 1 larger)

  1. Pour half & half, sugar and vanilla into the smaller bag 
  2. Seal smaller bag and place in larger bag
  3. Top with rock salt and ice
  4. Seal larger bag and shake for 6-10 minutes
  5. Pour out ice cream mixture, top with your favorite toppings and enjoy! 

Ice Cream In A Bag