Small Girl, Big Ideas

Jelly Ice Cream

I LOVE peanut butter and jelly. It's been a weird thing with me lately. I've made tons of little versions at home for lunch, but I wanted to try and make a dessert. So here is one half of a peanut butter and jelly dessert - the yummy fat free ice cream part!

What You'll Need
Jelly (I used Bonne Maman Mixed Berries)
Fat Free Half and Half Cream
Ice Cream Maker

I used 2 Tablespoons jelly and 4 Tablespoons cream to make a single serving. Just mix two parts jelly with 4 parts cream - like 1/2 cup jelly and 1 cup cream.

Melt your jelly down until it is vicious over a medium-low heat. Then take off the heat and mix in the cream.

Pour into the ice cream maker and freeze! Easiest thing ever.

I crumbled a vegan peanut butter cookie on top of the ice cream. If you want the recipe for the cookie, go check out my post on Kelsi's blog to learn to make them! Then make some jelly ice cream for a peanut butter and jelly themed dessert.


  1. Ohh I love Bonne Maman's preserves! They are the best.
    And ahh, this is such a good idea. Great way to heighten the sophistication of peanut butter and jelly. :)

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  2. This looks incredible.

  3. Mmm! This looks awesome. My tummy is grumbling now. :) I might have to go make a PB+J!

  4. Sounds great and the pictures are great! Thanks for sharing! <3

  5. Ugh... Ice cream and peanut butter cookies is good enough, but jelly ice cream? It's so late... and I'm soooo hungry now!
    xo Heather

  6. Looks so good! :)

  7. Im so hungry after looking at this looks so yum!!!
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  8. Looks delicious!!

    xo Sandra

  9. I don't like jelly that much but oh my, I've got to make those cookies immediately!

  10. I'm a sucker for Peanut Butter and Jelly too! But lately I'm always craving for chocolate with whole hazelnuts..damn..I got to stop! =D
    Your pictures are making me hungry though...ok..maybe I'll have a Peanut Butter and jelly tomorrow for breakie =D

  11. Aww, I wish I wasn't allergic to to peanut butter, because this is such a fun idea! I'm sure I could make do with some sort of other cookie though ;)

  12. Oh yum, this looks amazing! Nothing like the combo of PB and J :)

  13. That looks amazing! I think I need to buy an ice cream maker now :)



    Southern (California) Belle

  14. That's such a clever desert. I've been wanting an icecream maker.

  15. OMG I am trying to cut down on sweets and now I am craving them again!

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  16. oh HEY icecream! That looks SO good :)

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  17. Now this sounds quite interesting - I think I'm going to try it. It actually sounds tasty :D

  18. This sounds and looks amazing. I am a peanut butter and jelly lover so this recipe is definitely getting added to my list

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  19. Yum! And, wow! I love Bonne Maman.

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  21. mmm, this ice cream sounds delicious. It's so funny to read this post right now because only last week I made the first peanut butter and jam sandwich I'd had in ages. Like, we're talking years! And while eating it remembered just how much I love the combination and why it was an all time favourite when I was little. You have confirmed that p&j is good, no matter how old you are! :)



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