Sunday, September 25, 2011

Cookies 'n Cream Ice Cream

This is really good... and probably really fattening.

- 2 1/2 cups of half and half
- 8 egg yolks
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 1/2 cups whipping cream
- 4 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 20 crushed oreos

1. Heat half and half until very hot (not boiling), stirring often.
2. Mix egg yolks and sugar until well blended and slightly thickened, very gradually blend in hot half and half.
3. Add mixture to a medium sauce pan and cook over medium heat until steamy and bubbles form around edge, stirring constantly. Do not boil.
4. Once hot, pour into a large bowl and stir in whipping cream, vanilla, and salt.
5. Cover and chill thoroughly.
6. Add to ice cream maker per your manufacturer's instructions, stir in crushed oreos during last stage of freezing.

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