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Edy's Pumpkin Ice Cream - Mix-in Ideas? [moved from What's My Craving board]

gyozagirl Oct 10, 2007 06:26 AM

I just bought some of the Edy's Slow-Churned Light Ice Cream in the Pumpkin (limited edition) flavor. It's really good on its own, but I thought it needed a little texture to it, so I added crushed oreos and graham crackers - it was like eating a pumpkin pie with chocolate cookies!

Anyone else try this ice cream yet, and/or have any other mix-in ideas? It's a HUGE container and I want to see if anyone has any ideas! Thanks :-)

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  1. sheilal Oct 10, 2007 06:29 AM

    Crush up some ginger snaps. Or perhaps mini marshmallows & pecans!

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    1. re: sheilal
      Fleur Oct 10, 2007 10:37 PM

      I hate stuff mixed in ice cream.

      The Edy's Pumkin Ice Cream is delicious with a topping of Maple Syrup boiled, thickened and cooled, with some Toasted Walnuts mixed in to the syrup.

      Serve slightly warmed with Pumpkin Ice Cream. Very Fall and Festive!

    2. mollyomormon Oct 10, 2007 09:10 AM

      There's a sort of deconstructed cheesecake dessert here in LA that I love where scoops of cheesecake filling and scoops of strawberry sorbet are sprinkled with a graham cracker struesel. I'd bet that streusel would be amazing with pumpkin ice cream. I'd mix graham cracker crumbs with butter, sugar and maybe some spices, spread it in a pan and bake, and then crumble it over the ice cream. Or do the same with ginger snap crumbs.

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      1. re: mollyomormon
        gyozagirl Oct 10, 2007 06:16 PM

        That dessert sounds amazing- what restaurant/store is it, if you don't mind me asking? A friend of mine is in LA, and if I can't make, at the very least I want someone else to enjoy it!!

        1. re: gyozagirl
          mollyomormon Oct 10, 2007 06:48 PM

          It's at the Water Grill. I hope your friend gets to try it because it's as amazing as it sounds.

      2. bolivianita Oct 10, 2007 05:03 PM

        crumbled snickerdoodles, white chocolate chips, caramel, heath bar, skor bar, caramelized walnuts, cinnamon streusel........

        1. Emme Oct 10, 2007 06:07 PM

          Pecan Praelines crushed (TJ's?)
          Cinnamon Graham Crackers
          Waffle Cone Pieces
          Fried Sage Leaves
          Pie crust pieces
          Carob Chips
          Maple or Brown Sugar Caramelized Apples
          Candied Crystallized Ginger

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          1. re: Emme
            gyozagirl Oct 10, 2007 06:15 PM

            Wow, fried sage leaves? Sounds really interesting! The way I imagine this is like a batter-dipped sage leaf fried like a donut...? Or is it just the leaves fried with a dusting of flour on them?

            1. re: gyozagirl
              Emme Oct 10, 2007 11:33 PM

              You can dust w/ flour, or just simple fry julienned pieces in butter and/or olive oil.

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              mollyomormon Oct 10, 2007 06:49 PM

              I love the fried sage leaves idea!

            3. Mattkn Oct 11, 2007 12:10 AM

              Maybe pistachios? I had a pumpkin pie recipe that used ground pistachios as part of the crust and it was pretty tasty.

              I agree with Fleur tho. I'm not too keen on mix ins.

              1. kelangell Sep 7, 2008 02:43 PM

                I buy the pre-made waffles by Kashi (low fat, low calorie and a nice amount of fiber) so you can feel that you're eating healthy. Put it in the toaster and then put scoop of pumpkin ice cream on top with a sprinkling of cinnamon.

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                  piccola Sep 7, 2008 08:33 PM

                  I actually like to mix in some types of crunchy cereal - Kashi GoLean, Kellogg's Corn Bran, Shreddies, etc.

                  Although I'd be curious to try something salty, like broken pretzels or cocktail nuts...

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                    Jacey Sep 7, 2008 09:40 PM

                    graham crackers
                    mini marshmellows or fluff
                    white chocolate chips
                    cinnamon chips (hard to find)
                    pieces of cinnamon scones
                    pieces of cheesecake brownies or blondies
                    honey or maple glazed/roasted nuts
                    honey combs
                    cinnamon toast crunch
                    carmel chex mix

                    should i go on? endless possibilities...

                    1. bitsubeats Sep 8, 2008 11:10 AM

                      they better have this this year, because I like anything pumpkin flavoured. I'm definitely going to try it with crushed ginger snaps or maybe scooped on top of gingerbread. yum yum

                      1. BeefeaterRocks Sep 8, 2008 01:33 PM

                        It's Dryer's on the west coast. They always have it around Thanksgiving & Christmas. I prefer the Grand to the Slow Churned Light topped with caramel sauce and Emeralds Pecan Pie flavored glazed pecans.

                        1. oldbaycupcake Sep 8, 2008 01:37 PM

                          Yeah Edy's! Hope it's as tasty as MaggieMoo's. They make an ice cream pie out of their pumpkin ice cream every year during the holiday season. It's made in a graham cracker crust and garnished with cinnamon and whip cream. You could easily do that at home!

                          I'd mix it with some Cheesecake Ice Cream and graham cracker crumbs for a Pumpkin Cheesecake version, too! For a mix-in I'd go with cinnamon graham crackers or Brach's Maple Nut Goodies (crushed).

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                            hubbagrubba Nov 15, 2008 10:22 AM

                            You guys are killing me!! We can't get it here in Massachusetts.

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