Cool and creamy, this simple homemade cottage cheese ice cream is packed with protein and can be flavored anyway imaginable - we went with frozen cherries and mini chocolate chips!
Prep Time10 minutesmins
Freeze Time:4 hourshrs
Total Time4 hourshrs10 minutesmins
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living
16ouncesfull fat 4% cottage cheese
½cupfrozen dark sweet cherries, chopped
2tablespoonsmini chocolate chips
Add cottage cheese, agave nectar and vanilla to blender or food processor and process until smooth and creamy. (Alternatively, process cottage cheese, agave nectar and vanilla directly in container using an immersion blender.)
Pour cottage cheese mixture back into rinsed out cottage cheese container (or other freezer-safe container).
Stir in chopped cherries and mini chocolate chips until well mixed; smooth the top.
Place cover on container and freeze for at least 4 hours or until firm.
Before serving, you may need thaw frozen container at room temperature until it softens. Divide evenly among four small bowls.
Store any leftover cottage cheese ice cream in a covered container in the freezer.
Use your favorite liquid sweetener when making this homemade ice cream—agave nectar, honey, maple syrup, brown rice syrup, etc. If you don't like vanilla, you can leave it out.More Flavor Ideas:
Blueberry or Strawberry Cheesecake: Replace the chopped cherries with blueberries or chopped strawberries and add 2-3 tablespoons crushed graham crackers. You can keep the mini chocolate chips or leave them out.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip: Leave out the cherries and blend in 2 tablespoons peanut butter.
Cookies 'n Cream: Replace the cherries with 2 crumbled Oreo cookies.
Coffee: Omit the cherries and blend in a shot of espresso, strong black coffee or instant coffee powder. You can keep the chocolate chips or leave them out.
Maple Walnut: Substitute pure maple syrup (not pancake syrup) for the agave nectar and stir in chopped walnuts. You can keep the chocolate chips or leave them out.
Remember to adjust your WW Points when making any ingredient substitutions.Serving size: ½ cup (¼th recipe)Click here to see your WW Points for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.4*PointsPlus (Old plan)
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cottage Cheese Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 cup (¼th recipe))
Calories 137Calories from Fat 41
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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