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Nostalgic Gifts

A group activity

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Make your loved one's day by creating an ice cream that represents them!


Celebrate Grandpa's 90th birthday with a flavor JUST for him! Remind him of his childhood with flavors like egg cream, malted milk balls...or a not-so-childhood favorite like Bailey's.


Cottage Cheese with Pepper and Crushed Pineapple

Recreate a grandparent's favorite food, such a peppered cottage cheese with pineapple, to cherish your memories together.

  • HIJINX ice cream mix
  • 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 1 ½ cup pineapple, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

1. Warm the milk over medium heat or microwave for 30 - 60 seconds (do not boil).

2. Using a blender, combine 1 packet of HIJINX ice cream mix with milk and pineapple juice. Blend for one minute or until thoroughly combined.

3. Transfer to a freezer-safe container with an airtight lid.

4. Let the mixture rest for 30 minutes on your counter.

5. Meanwhile, stir the pepper and cottage cheese together.

6. After 30 minutes, gently stir in the pepper and cottage cheese mixture and crushed pineapple. For better distribution, stir in 1-2 hours into freezing.

5. Freeze for 3-6 hours. Enjoy!

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