Coffee cooler

Coffee Cooler
4 quarts strong coffee, cold
1 quart whole milk
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 cup sugar
2 quarts vanilla ice cream
Combine coffee, milk and vanilla. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Chill thoroughly and pour over ice cream that has been spooned into a punch bowl.
Makes about 50 small punch cups.


Party pink punch

Party Pink Punch
1 (48 ounce) can pineapple juice
1 large bottle lemon lime soda
1 6 ounce) can frozen pink lemonade
1 can water
2 large bottles strawberry soda
Sugar, if desired
Raspberry sherbet
In punch bowl, mix all ingredients except sherbet. Drop spoonfuls of sherbet on top before serving.


No food dye mint shamrock shake

Servings 2 1-cup servings


10 Mint Leaves

1 cup 1% Milk or any milk

1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract

2 cups Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

1/2 tsp Spearmint Extract or Peppermint

Optional Whipped Cream


In a high speed blender, blend MINT LEAVES, MILK, and VANILLA until leaves are fully pureed; add ICE CREAM and pulse until creamy; (optional) add MINT FLAVORING. Serve chilled; garnish with fresh spearmint leaves and (optional) whipped cream. Yield: 2 cups


Low calorie banana milk shake

Lo Calorie Banana Milk Shake
6 ounces skimmed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 banana, frozen, sliced
1/2 teaspoon sweetener
Place milk in blender. Ad vanilla and frozen banana, a little at a time. Cover; process until smooth. If a thicker shake is desired, add ice cubes until desired thickness.


Party mocha

Party Mocha
1/2 cup instant coffee granules
6 envelopes instant cocoa mix
2 quarts hot water
2 cups milk
Whipped topping, optional
10 (4 inch) cinnamon sticks, optional
10 peppermint sticks, optional
Combine all ingredients, except the optional ones, in 3 to 4 quart slow cooker. Stir well. Cover; cook on high for 3 hours. Stir and turn to low to keep warm while serving. To serve, pour mocha into cups. Top each with a dollop of whipped topping, or add a cinnamon stick or peppermint stick to each cup, if desired.
Makes 10 servings.