Dr. Bourbon’s Milk Shake

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prepared by and photo by Emily Doscher

More of a dessert than a happy hour treat.  Creamy vanilla ice cream, bourbon, chocolate chips and pecans… Live a little.  You can work it off at the gym in the morning.  Life’s too short!

Size: makes 48

12 large scoops (1/2 gallon) vanilla ice cream
4 oz (1/2 cup) good bourbon
2 tbsp heavy cream, plus 1/4 cup, whipped for topping
1 cup pecan halves, plus more chopped for garnish
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips, plus more for garnish


Puree ice cream, bourbon, heavy cream, pecans, and chocolate chips in a blender.  Divide among four 16 oz glasses.

Top with whipped cream.  Garnish with pecans and chocolate chips.

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Author: Emily Sarah Downs

Cuisine Coordinator, Tips From Town, Ridgewood, NJ