Homemade Mini Ice Cream Cones

Homemade Mini Ice Cream Cones

Mini ice cream cones are pretty popular these days. So let’s talk homemade mini ice cream cones that you could make with any flavor of ice cream you want..and better yet they are only 35 calories per cone! The perfect macro friendly dessert.

homemade mini ice cream cones

You can make them in under 3 minutes, and you can get as creative as you would like with them. I love peanut butter ripple ice cream so I used that, but if you are a chocolate person, or want some chocolate chip cookie dough, please do it! You can even roll it in sprinkles or top it with some whipped cream.

Ingredients needed:

  • Joy Mini Cups
  • Light Ice Cream, any flavor you would like

Homemade mini cone instructions:

With two simple steps;

  1. Take one mini cone out of the package
  2. Using a cookie dough scooper, scoop about 10-12 grams of ice cream on top and enjoy
What are mini ice cream cones called?

There are a few companies that sell mini ice cream cones, my favorite is this recipe, but Trader Joe’s has them, and so does Blue Bunny.

Where can you find the mini Joy Ice Cream Cups?

I found these mini cones at my local grocery store, so I would check yours, but I know that Walmart also carries them.

mini ice cream cones

What ingredients do you need to make these at home?

You only need two ingredients, so it will cost you a total of 6-8 dollars to have enough ingredients to make 42 homemade mini cones, very worth the investment if you ask me!

How much are the mini ice cream cones at trader joes?

The Hold The Cone Trader Joe’s ice cream cones are only $2.99, but I can bet you this recipe is better, and you can make 42 mini cones for just a little bit more money.

Does Trader Joe’s have mini ice cream cones?

Yes they do, they have a few flavors as well;

  • Coffee bean
  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate chip
  • Chocolate

They also have non-dairy ones now too!

How do you serve Trader Joe’s ice cream cones?

You can enjoy them on your own, or you could make a super cute snack board with them and pair them with all sorts of candy and chocolates, how cute would that be?!

What flavors can you use for this recipe?

The options are endless, but I recommend using any type of light ice cream to keep the calories down, here are some ideas:

  • Mint chocolate chip
  • Rocky road
  • Pb Ripple
  • Chocolate chip cookie dough
  • Coffee
  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry shortcake
  • Raspberry cheesecake 
What brands make lighter lower calorie ice creams?

A lot of brands do these days thankfully, here are my favorites 

  • Weis makes a yummy low calorie ice cream
  • Breyer’s carb smart 
  • Ben and Jerry’s light ice cream
  • Edy’s Slow Churned
  • Nick’s ice cream

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Can you make this recipe ahead of time?

I wouldn’t recommend it but if you wanted to bring these to a party or make them for your kids ahead of time you could try it, if you do, please report back to me and let me know how you end up storing them.

Are these ice cream cones kid-friendly?

Any kid who loves ice cream is going to love this treat, they may want more than one though, but that’s okay, they are only 35 calories per cone!

What are the macros for each ice cream cone?

The macros for each cone are 35 calories, 5.3 grams of carbs. 1.1 grams of fat and 1 gram of protein! What a great mini macro friendly dessert. You can search this in My Fitness Pal as HNFIT Mini Ice Cream Cones for easy logging.

Other macro friendly desserts you would enjoy:

Full macro friendly recipe is below:

Yield: 1

Homemade Mini Ice Cream Cones

Homemade Mini Ice Cream Cones

Mini ice cream cones are pretty popular these days. So let’s talk homemade mini ice cream cones that you could make with any flavor of ice cream you want..and better yet they are only 35 calories per cone!

Prep Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes

Ingredients

  • Joy Mini Cups
  • Light Ice Cream, any flavor you would like

Instructions

  1. Take one mini cone out of the package
  2. Using a cookie dough scooper, scoop about 10-12 grams of ice cream on top and enjoy

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1 cone

Amount Per Serving Calories 35Total Fat 1.1gSodium 31mgCarbohydrates 5.3gSugar 2.9gProtein 1g

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