|Crowd pleasing Peppermint Milkshakes|
8 cups vanilla ice cream
2 cups milk (*use less for thicker shakes)
1 cup crushed hard round peppermint candies (approx 45-50)
1 8.5 oz can refrigerated instant whipped cream (Reddi-whip)
Process 4 cups ice cream, 1 cup milk, and 1/2 cup crushed candies in blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Pour into small serving glasses, top with whipped cream, and garnish with peppermint stick. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
Yield: 9 1/2 cups
Note: Use food processor for quick crushing of peppermint candies.
From Christmas with Southern Living 2009.