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Gardener Aidan's Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream

Enjoy a Refreshing and Festive Dessert with Gardener Aidan’s Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream With Crushed Candy Canes 🫙🍦

Hey gardeners, are you looking for a cool and delicious holiday treat? Try Gardener Aidan's recipe for peppermint ice cream with crushed candy canes. It's super easy to make, all you have to do is simply add the ingredients to a mason jar, shake, freeze, and enjoy! This dessert is perfect for kids and adults alike, and is guaranteed to be a huge hit at any holiday gathering.

Scroll down to get Gardener Aidan's Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream recipe and scroll all the way down to read the many social and emotional benefits of cooking and baking and to collect your gardening tool badge for this activity!


Gardener Aidan's Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream:

In a large mason jar combine:

-2 Cups Heavy Cream

-3 Tbsp Sugar

-3 Tsp of Vanilla

-1 Cup Crushed Candy Canes

-2 Dashes of Peppermint Oil

-1 to 2 Pinches of Salt

~Once all ingredients are in mason jar, shake for 5 minutes. Freeze for at least 5-6 hours. Pile on your favorite toppings and enjoy!

(This recipe pairs perfectly with our Crushed Candy Cane Gnger here!)

Cooking and baking can be fun activities for gardeners of all ages, but they also come with a host of social and developmental benefits. Here are some reasons why you should encourage your kids to get involved in the kitchen:

  • Builds confidence: Cooking and baking allow kids to feel a sense of accomplishment as they create something from scratch. This can boost their self-esteem and confidence in their abilities.

  • Encourages creativity: The kitchen is a great place for kids to experiment with different flavors and ingredients. This can inspire their creativity and help them develop their own unique style of cooking.

  • Fosters family bonding: Cooking and baking can be a fun family activity that brings everyone together. It's a great opportunity to spend quality time with your kids and teach them valuable life skills.

  • Develops motor skills: Measuring, pouring, and stirring ingredients requires coordination and fine motor skills, which can help kids develop these abilities.

  • Teaches math and science: Cooking and baking involve a lot of math and science concepts, such as measuring and mixing ingredients. This can help kids develop their understanding of these subjects in a practical way.

  • Encourages healthy habits: When kids cook and bake their own meals, they are more likely to make healthier choices. They can also learn about nutrition and the importance of a balanced diet.

mason jar ice cream badge

Hey gardeners, did you make Gardener Aidan's Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream? If so, congratulations, you just collected the 'Mason Jar Ice Cream 'Gardening Tool Badge'!

 --> Click the badge to download a pdf sticker for your Gardening Tool Badge Collector Sheet!


Overall gardeners, cooking and baking are great activities for kids and adults alike that can provide a wide range of social and developmental benefits. So why not get your kids involved in the kitchen today and test out Gardener Aidan's Peppermint Mason Jar Ice Cream!


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