Easy-peezy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream….

July 04, 2012

Easy-peezy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream….


I wanted to post this before July 4th because it’s a great thing to make and share with friends and family….however it’ll just have to be another summertime party treat.

A few weeks ago I found this GREAT recipe on a Philadelphia Cream Cheese box :)…so I made it for dessert when one of my cousins came to visit….and then proceeded to make it again a few days later when another friend was going to be visiting :). Not only was is it easy to make….but everyone LOVED it. I made a few minor changes to it…they’re below in parantheseses.

I also put 3/4 of the batter in to popsicle molds and poured the rest into 1 1/2 little 4 oz mason jars….both ways turned out great.

I’scream, You’scream…we all’scream for ICE CREAM :)!

 Easy-peezy Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream


  • 1 package Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream ( I omitted this…and it still tasted great)
  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (I added this)
  • 1- 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries ( I upped this to 2 cups)
  • 3 coarsely chopped graham crackers (I upped this to 5)

DIRECTIONS for cooking

  1. Mix first 5 ingredients with mixer until well blended. Then empty into a bowl.
  2. Blend berries in blender until desired consistency (I like mine a little chunky). Then, fold into to cream cheese mixture, followed by chopped grahams; mix well. Pour batter into popsicle molds, mason jars or whatever container you want. Freeze 8 hours or until firm.
  3. Remove dessert from freezer 15 min. before serving; let stand at room temperature to soften slightly before scooping into dishes.




  • Unfortunately, this is not a vegan friendly recipe!


  • Use GF graham crackers.


  • Eating cold things as well as mixing fruit with dairy is not recommended….therefore, if possible, eat during the day and not at night as your digestive fire is strongest in the middle of the day!

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