Easy Drumstick Ice Cream Cone

DIY Drumstick Ice Cream Cones

A homemade version of a classic childhood treat, these ice cream cones are made with natural ice cream and then dipped in chocolate and finished with crushed peanuts. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Drumstick Ice Cream Cones
Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 6 ice cream cones
  • 48 ounces vanilla or chocolate ice cream
  • 16 ounces chopped semi-sweet chocolate or chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts


  • Place a chocolate chip or morsel into the bottom of each cone.
  • Stuff each ice cream cone with 8 ounces of ice cream, finishing with a perfect half sphere on top of each cone (use your hands, if needed.) Freeze on cookie sheet that has been lined with wax paper, until solid, about an hour.
  • Melt chocolate and dip the ice cream into the melted ice cream up to the cone. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts.
  • Place back on lined sheet and freeze for another 10-20 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
DIY Drumstick Ice Cream Cones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Potassium 678mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 39g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 18.9%
Vitamin C 1.9%
Calcium 25.9%
Iron 17.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.