My daughters have been browsing their cookbooks again. When they asked for a snack in the afternoon, I suggested they make the milk shakes they found in their Southern Living Kids Cookbook. Aren’t they pretty?
First we made the chocolate for the rims. We used 3/4 cup of chocolate chips (and we had quite a bit left over).
Heat the chocolate chips in the microwave for about one minute or until the chips are just beginning to melt. Then stir them quickly until the chocolate is smooth.
One at a time dip the rim of the glass in the chocolate…
and quickly sprinkle the candies over the chocolate.
Tip: Have everything ready and work quickly because the chocolate hardens really fast. Since I was taking photos it took us longer, and I had to thin the chocolate with a little whipping cream and a few more seconds in the microwave.
While the chocolate hardens, make the milk shake. We made French vanilla! Add 3 cups of ice cream to a blender.
Also add one cup of milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Blend until smooth.
Pour the milk into prepared glasses and enjoy! The milk shake recipe made about 4 one half cup servings.
And YES they enjoyed the special treat!
The chocolate rims would be challenging for younger kids, but with help it was a hit! The milk shake was so easy that very young kids would enjoy making these. My twelve-year-old daughter is already talking about what she wants to add next time to make other flavors!
These were delicious, and the fancy chocolate rim added to the fun!
RaShell S says
How fun!! 🙂
Yum!!! What a fun idea!
Tamara -thisfarmwife says
What a fun idea, I love things like this that are fairly simple yet fancy. Thanks for sharing!
Lauren Nelson says
You have officially gotten mom of the year in my book for this post alone! Why was I not invited? Yum!
Use bakers chocolate! 😉