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Coffee Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Updated: Aug 28, 2019

Ready for the most indulgent vegan ice cream of your life? This homemade Coffee Cookie Dough Ice Cream is it. Just imagine, rich, double chocolate chip cookie dough immersed in a smooth coconut coffee-flavored ice cream.

YES! Please and thank you!

This 11-ingredient homemade, Vegan Coffee Flavored Cookie Dough Ice Cream is a perfect no-bake treat for the summer! Loaded with Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough & PACKED with flavor.

When I first tried creating this recipe, I had a bit of a major oopsies, as you can watch in my Vegan Test Kitchen Video. Instead of using instant coffee, I decided to use regular old liquid coffee, which ended up being my biggest mistake. Since coffee's base is water, it ended up crystallizing, rather than turning into a smooth creamy finish. Not only that, the taste and color where not up to par.

So in my attempt number two, I finally buckled down headed to the store and got instant coffee. The differences in this recipe are:

  1. I Used Instant Coffee --> Enriches the Flavor and Color

  2. I Used More Dates --> Adds Caramely Flavor + Sweeter

  3. I Used Molasses --> Deepens the Color

These small differences have TRANSFORMED the end result. Now, this homemade dairy-free ice cream is sweet, rich, creamy, and honestly quite dreamy!

That's why I created my Vegan Test Kitchen series to show the process in creating a recipe. It can work out great the first time, but often there is minor tweaks that can be made to make the recipe even better.

For this spiritual pit stop, I want to know, if you could pick 3 THINGS to come more easily to you, which would you pick?⁣ ⠀ ⠀ - Confidence⠀ - Joy⠀ - Clarity⠀ - Spontaneity⠀ - Rest⠀ - Patience⠀ - Love⠀ - Abundance⠀ - Gratitude⠀ ⠀ Mine would be clarity, spontaneity, and rest! What's would yours be? Let me know in the comments!

If you try out this recipe make sure to let me know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #underthewillow on Instagram.

Want to save the recipe for later? Pin it on Pinterest HERE!



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Elizabeth Shelton creates self-development tools to help people reach their greatest potential. All while making tasty plant-based recipes that are mainly GF, are easy & can be made in 30 minutes. She aims to help 

people create meaningful lives through a holistic, healthy, and balanced life.

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I am 22, Milwaukee-born, Vegan Recipe Developer & Spiritual Mentor with a purpose to help people live their most abundant, holistic, & balanced lives through spiritual healing techniques and delicious plant-based foods. 


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