Recipe by Amy
"This is a wonderful dessert that doesn't take much effort. This is a great recipe to do with kids."
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vanilla ice cream
1 (1 ounce) envelope
sweetened whipped cream
I had this once at a birthday party when I was younger. I found it to be creative and tasty. We also added green sprinkles for chives.
You can also use cocoa powder instead of hot chocolate mix. I too used green sprinkles for chives and cut a slit in the top of the "potato" to expose the inside. On Martha Stewart, they used butter to make butter pats as well, and served with chocolate sauce.
I did this for my kids for April Fool's Day. I told them, "This is your dinner, you need to eat it or you can't leave the table!" (Mom mean voice). They loved it!!
When I make this treat,I use cinnamon with a bit of sugar instead of the cocoa drink mix,and I make a slit and put green sprinkles for chives,a lemon drop for butter,with a couple of dollops of whipped cream as well as shaved chocolate bar for bacon bits. A friend freezes caramel candies and shreds them to use as the cheese.
A yellow Starburst also makes a nice pat of butter. Daughter loved this. I served on April Fools Day along with a rice cereal meatloaf.
good recipe, i had it at a restaurant once and they put caramel on top as well, for butter.
Lots of fun! Kids love it.
Huge Hit! My son was genuinely fooled! Now he asks for this above anything else for dessert :) Thanks!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ice Cream Baked Potatoes
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 74
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