When you inevitably come down with cookie ennui this holiday season, don’t give up and stop eating sweets. Just switch to something lighter and easier to make: ice cream!

F&W Editors
December 18, 2015

Watch the video above to learn how to make almost-instant ice cream with frozen bananas from F&W Test Kitchen’s Justin Chapple. Then, Christmas-ify the quick and delicious dessert with these mix-in ideas.

Spicy, crunchy ginger snap crumbles is terrific in the easy ice cream.

Add some minty freshness with store-bought peppermint bark or homemade peppermint buttercrunch.

This DIY double-chocolate cookie crumble is hard to resist. Try to save enough to mix into a few scoops.

Crunchy candied almonds are a deliciously nutty addition.

Zesty candied orange slices look great mixed into ice cream and taste amazing too.