By Allrecipes Editors
May 21, 2015

Turn plain vanilla ice cream into rock star recipes.

1) Chocolate Mint Milkshake

"OH MY WORD! That was wonderful! Easy summer dessert." -- LIZZB1

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2) Peanutty Ice Cream Pie

"This is so good! I love the concept of a peanut-based crust - what a great idea!" -- Heather

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3) Balsamic Strawberries

"This stuff is amazing. Sweet/tart. Really brings out the flavor of the berries." -- AnnieC92

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4) Gourmet Root Beer Float

"My five-year-olds will do ANYTHING if promised an RB float. Willingly clean their rooms? It's hilarious!" -- Sumchelle

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5) Chocolate Banana Milkshake

"Excellent recipe! You can taste both the banana and the chocolate. My favorite homemade milkshake!" -- pattytrex

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6) Strawberry Shortcake Drink

"This is off the hook. EXCELLENT cocktail." -- Sarah Jo

7) Vanilla Milkshake I

"I just got my braces on and this milkshake cured everything." -- Sarah Mae

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8) Chocolate Wafer Ice Cream Sandwiches

"I used double chocolate chip cookies from the bakery. I used homemade vanilla ice cream & I rolled in a mixture of mini-chocolate chips & toffee bits." -- IMVINTAGE

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