Halloween desserts {dipped ice cream cones}

 

 You all know how much I LOVE ice cream.  My blog was first named I Heart Nap Time with Chocolate Sundaes for crying out loud! LOL. I love Halloween desserts as well… so I made the ice cream cones festive for the upcoming holiday! ;)

 First off… have any of you been to Smart and Final?! I remember going there back in high school when I was Jr. Class President. I was in charge of Prom (I may have been still setting up when my date arrived-but that’s a whole different post). I bought EVERYTHING there because they’re paper products were so well priced. Well this was my first time I had been back since high school and boy have I been missing out! I found so many fun containers, cake decorating supplies and lots more for super cheap!

Today I got to review their ice cream products… did I mention how excited I was about that?! Didn’t think so! ;) I’ve been wanting to make some chocolate dipped cones for awhile, so I thought I would try those out. Dipping cones is seriously so easy/fun … and it makes ALL the difference. All you do is melt your chocolate in a bowl for one minute. Stir around…then dip your cone in the chocolate. You can use a spoon to help get the chocolate up on the edges.Then sprinkle on your favorite toppings… sprinkles, coconut, crushed oroes, toffee bits…anything you’d like!For people who don’t love cones (cough -my husband- cough) you can put ice cream in these First Street Food containers. They were 25 for a dollar… can’t beat that! They are pretty plain… so I wanted to dress them up a little. All I did was add a folded ribbon with glue, then folded a cupcake wrapper on top of that and added the spider for Halloween. SO cute!!P.S. I think the kids enjoyed the ice cream cones too! ;) They were SUPER yummy! Aren’t they cute?! mmm…

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Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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  1. Amy @ Dealusional posted on September 16, 2011 at 6:14 am (#
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    These are so cute! I love the idea of having a Halloween party with ice cream – great idea!

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    • Jamielyn@iheartnaptime replied on September 16th, 2011 at 10:10 am

      Thanks Amy! Ice cream’s good all year round. lol! Definitely one of my favorite desserts! :)

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  2. Carolyn (temysmom) posted on September 16, 2011 at 10:15 am (#
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    What a cute idea. My kids love ice cream cones that are covered in chocolate and/or sprinkles – never really thought to make them at home.

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    • Jamielyn@iheartnaptime replied on September 16th, 2011 at 10:18 pm

      Isn’t everything better dipped in chocolate?! ;) You should totally make them- your kids would love it!

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  3. Jennifer @ Jane Deere posted on September 16, 2011 at 6:49 pm (#
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    I came across your blog on Tatertots & Jello and I love your post!

    I would love it if you would drop by Jane Deere and link up to Fusion Fridays with your favorite or most recent recipes, handmade crafts, diy projects, tips & tricks, and how to’s! { open through Wednesday! }

    http://janedeereblog.blogspot.com

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  4. Madigan at madiganmade posted on September 16, 2011 at 5:15 pm (#
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    That store sounds neat! Love the little embellishment you added to the cones. Pretty!

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  5. Chelsea @ Someday I'll Learn posted on September 16, 2011 at 8:00 pm (#
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    I love Smart & Final. These look delicious!

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    • Jamielyn@iheartnaptime replied on September 16th, 2011 at 10:20 pm

      Me too! They were pretty delicious! :) Have a great weekend. xo

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  6. Brandie (@ Home Cooking Memories) posted on September 16, 2011 at 9:56 pm (#
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    Very fun! And I love the dress-up of the First Street cup…really cute.

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  7. Kitty posted on September 17, 2011 at 6:50 am (#
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    This looks DELICIOUS!!! I’d love for you to link up to this weeks Saturday Show-off!
    http://threeyearsofdeath.blogspot.com/2011/09/saturday-show-off-link-up-4.html

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 19th, 2011 at 1:52 pm

      Thanks for stopping by! They were super yummy! xoxo

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  8. audra posted on September 17, 2011 at 3:20 pm (#
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    I love those ice cream comes! :)

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 19th, 2011 at 1:53 pm

      Thanks Audra! They were pretty tasty:)

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  9. Lolly Jane posted on September 17, 2011 at 4:08 pm (#
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    too cute, jamielyn. LOVE it! xoxo

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 19th, 2011 at 1:54 pm

      Thanks girls! They were super fun to make. xo

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  10. Vicki Bensinger posted on September 17, 2011 at 5:41 pm (#
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    Cute idea and darling kids!

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 19th, 2011 at 1:54 pm

      Thanks Vicki! Hugs!

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  11. Diane {Created by Diane} posted on September 19, 2011 at 12:06 am (#
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    They look great! What a fun idea for a Halloween party.

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    • Jamielyn replied on September 19th, 2011 at 2:01 pm

      Thanks Diane! Happy Monday! xo

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  12. Britany Betenson posted on October 1, 2011 at 4:28 pm (#
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    Love it, the ice cream was yummy and the kiddos DID enjoy it, so did I! Thanks for the treat, you are so crafty!

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  13. Jodi posted on July 1, 2012 at 9:14 pm (#
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    I was inspired by your cones and linked back to you on a post that will be up tomorrow. Thanks for the great idea.

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