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Hello friends! Happy Tuesday! I have a yummy homemade ice cream recipe for you today! It reached 100 degrees in AZ this week, so it’s definitely ice cream time!

I took one of my families favorite recipes and combined it with my favorite candy…reeses peanut butter cups! This ice cream is super easy to make and contains NO eggs! This recipe tastes amazing without the reeses as well. Feel free to mix in your favorite toppings. :)

Homemade ice cream


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 10 reeses peanut butter cups (chopped)


  1. Combine all ingredients (except reeses) in a medium sized pan over medium heat. Bring to a slight boil, stirring constantly and then remove from heat. Stir until the sugar crystals are dissolved. Allow to cool.
  2. Place cream in your ice cream maker and begin to churn the ice cream. As soon as the ice cream looks like frozen yogurt, (about 20 minutes in) add the chopped reese's peanut butter cups. Continue mixing until you reach a desired consistency. Store ice cream in a air tight container.
  3. Enjoy!

Delicious homemade ice cream with 5 simple ingredients!

I have to mention that I LOVE my new KitchenAid ice cream maker attachment. It was so easy to use. I’m glad I no longer need to use ice and salt! With my old ice cream maker, the salt some how ALWAYS ended up in my ice cream. Don’t ask me how. You do have to plan ahead though and freeze the bowl before making your ice cream.

kitchen aid ice cream maker

This may be my new favorite homemade ice cream recipe. My hubs is already begging me to make some more. I’m not complaining. ;)

homemade reeses peanut butter ice cream...simply the best recipe!



5 ingredient homemade ice cream ...with reeses PB cups!

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Thanks for reading! Have a great day!

Jamielyn Nye is the owner and managing editor of I Heart Nap Time. She aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. Her unique projects have been featured on many popular websites, including: BHG, Martha Stewart, Fox, ABC, People, Parents and more. 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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11 Responses to “Reeses PB cup homemade ice cream”

  1. Gloria @ Simply Gloria

    Yay for the heat wave coming! We were 95 up here by Park City, UT…which is really warm for us this high. Love this recipe for homemade ice cream! It’s definitely that time of year!

  2. Ann

    We always made ice cream when I was growing up. It was a really big deal and so, so good. Thank you for sharing this!

  3. Gina

    Hmm- I’m all about the homemade ice cream. YUM. Come summer that machine is going just about every day.

  4. Lauren

    pinned this last week and couldn’t wait to try! Made tonight with the kids and YUMMY doesn’t even describe. We did oreo and then batch of reeces! now have plans for banana this weekend and who knows!!

  5. Angie

    This looks delicious Jamielyn! I have a question- do you think it would work to mix and cook it ahead of time and keep in the fridge until I’m ready to make in the ice cream maker? Thank you!