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Cotton Candy Ice Cream


"Pink and blue ice cream with cotton candy flavors. Very simple to make and fun for the kids on really hot summers. Enjoy! Also there is no extra sugar needed for this recipe; that's what the cotton candy is for!"
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1 h servings 142 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Fill one 1/2-gallon-size resealable plastic bag with 1 package cotton candy, 1 cup milk, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract; seal bag.
  2. Fill one 1-gallon-size resealable plastic bag with 3 cups ice and 3 tablespoons rock salt. Place the sealed bag with cotton candy mixture into the filled 1-gallon bag. Seal the 1-gallon bag; shake until a firm ice cream forms, about 20 minutes. Repeat with remaining ingredients and bags.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount for the salt, although none of the salt is consumed.
  • Cook's Note:
  • If a firm ice cream doesn't form after 20 minutes of shaking, place filled bag in the freezer for 5 to 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 142 calories; 1.7 g fat; 27.4 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 7026 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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I have always loved cotton candy. Another great recipe, and I just made it yesterday!