Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Shake

CREDITS TO  LIZ SHAW, MS, RDN, CLT   YIELDS 4 1/2 CUPS

CREDITS TO LIZ SHAW, MS, RDN, CLT

YIELDS 4 1/2 CUPS

ingredients:

1 can (15 oz) no salt added white beans, drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ cup packed brown sugar
¼ cup stevia (or sugar of choice)
½ cup rolled old fashioned oats
¼ cup mini chocolate chips
1 tub of Halo Top Vanilla Bean

directions:

  1. In a food processor fitted with metal blade, process white beans for 1 to 2 minutes.

  2. Scrape down sides with spatula to ensure all beans are processed evenly.

  3. Add in the vanilla, salt, brown sugar and stevia. Process another minute.

  4. Pour in the oats and process until smooth, 1 minute or so. Be sure to scrape down sides with a spatula.

  5. Lastly, add in the chocolate chips. Pulse 10 to 30 seconds until combined but not processed.

  6. Remove and place on a baking sheet lined with waxed paper. Spread into a thin layer.

  7. Refrigerate for up to 30 minutes or as long as 24 hours to harden.

  8. Remove Halo Top from freezer 5 minutes prior to serving.

  9. Crumble cookie dough and place in the bottom of a large bowl.

  10. Add 1 pint of Halo Top Vanilla Bean to the bowl. Mix the cookie dough into the ice cream until evenly combined.

  11. Serve immediately and top with chocolate chips and extra cookie dough.

  12. Store remaining cookie dough in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Sea Salt Caramel Baked Apples

YIELDS 4 APPLES

YIELDS 4 APPLES

ingredients: 

4 large apples
¾ cup whole oats
¾ cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ginger
¼ teaspoon allspice
3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
¾ cup water
1 pint (4 scoops) of Halo Top Sea Salt Caramel 

directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Combine oats, pecans, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and maple syrup in a bowl and mix thoroughly.

  3. Remove the apple cores without cutting through the bottom of the apples. Scoop out some flesh to make room for the filling.

  4. Fill the apples with the mixture.

  5. Place apples in a baking dish and add a layer of water to the bottom of the dish.

  6. Bake for 30-40 minutes (depending on the size of the apples). You want them to be tender, but not mushy. If a knife easily slides through, they are done and you can remove them from the oven.

  7. Top each apple with one scoop of Sea Salt Caramel Halo Top.