I’ll be honest…I never thought the winter was going to end. For months I’ve been dreaming of warm Spring days where the kids and I could sit outside and enjoy a cool snack while soaking in the sunshine. Now that it’s May (seriously, how did that happen?) and school is about to be over, I’m finally getting that warm weather that I’ve been wishing for. I’ll admit that the change in temperature snuck up on me a little bit but now that I’ve adjusted, I knew it was time to come up with a delicious Spring time treat that made me just as happy as the beautiful weather does. After thinking through my options, I decided the ONLY thing to do would be whip up some amazingly delicious (and super simple) Loaded Ice Cream Tacos!
Now, once I had my idea in mind, I wanted to make my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos truly amazing. As any ice cream lover knows, creating the perfect cool treat is all about finding the right base and the perfect toppings. So off to Walmart I went to stock up on Blue Bunny® ice cream so that I could bring my vision of the perfect Spring snack to life. As I walked down the aisles, I was thrilled to see the new 2017 line up of Blue Bunny® ice cream flavors (Monster Cookie Mash is for real ya’ll) but even more excited to see that Blue Bunny® has introduced a tasty new treat, Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks, that were pretty much perfect for taking my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos to a whole new level!
Available in flavor combinations like Salted Caramel Pretzel, Chocolate Vanilla Twist, Chocolate Chip Cookie and Cookies ‘N Cream, these Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks take the beloved ice cream taste that’s been around for more than 80 years and turn it into a playful, bite-sized treat filled with fresh ingredients and tons of flavor! I just knew that when paired with creamy Blue Bunny® ice cream and an easy-to-make sweet taco shell, these bite-sized treats were exactly what I needed to make my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos seriously amazing!
After stocking up my cart with Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks and ice cream (I gotta have it all ya’ll), I headed home to turn my purchases into the ultimate Spring afternoon treat.
What You Will Need
Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks in a Variety of Flavors
Blue Bunny® Ice Cream
3 Medium Sized Soft Tortilla Shells
2 Tablespoons of Sugar
2 Tablespoons of Brown Sugar
1/2 Tablespoon of Cinnamon
Sprinkles and other Toppings (to Taste)
How to Make It
This fun Spring treat of Loaded Ice Cream Tacos is super easy to make! To start, of course, taco shells are needed! It’s super easy to turn regular old soft tortilla shells into sweet hard taco shells with just a few ingredients and a little bit of time. To start, I pulled out my soft tortilla shells and added my sugar, brown sugar and cinnamon to a bowl.
After mixing my sugar and spices together well, I sprayed each side of my tortillas generously with cooking spray and sprinkled a liberal amount of my sweet seasoning on each side.
As soon as my shells were seasoned, I draped them over my oven rack in an oven preheated to 375 degrees. Now, I’ve often draped them over just one rack but I’ve discovered that by using two rods in between the sides, I can create a flat bottom taco shell that sits up better! Total score!
After cooking my tortilla shells for 5-6 minutes, I used tongs to remove them from the oven and placed them on their sides to cool. Within five minutes, my hard taco shells were perfectly shaped, amazingly seasoned and ready to be stuffed! This was where things got really fun! I pulled out my Blue Bunny® ice cream (I chose to alternate between Blue Bunny® Monster Cookie Mash and Blue Bunny® Toffee Brownie Twist™) and added three small scoops of ice cream to each of my waiting taco shells.
Now, this was just the base for my delicious Loaded Ice Cream Tacos because anyone who loves tacos knows that it’s ALL about the toppings! Once my ice cream was in place, I drizzled chocolate sauce and sprinkles over the top.
Then I was ready for the true star of these Loaded Ice Cream Tacos! Remember those amazing Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks that I picked up at Walmart? With their variety of flavors and toppings mixed right in, they were exactly what I needed to finish off my sweet treat.
After placing them on a cutting board, I quickly and easy chopped the Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks into large chunks that were just perfect for topping my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos.
Then I simply began piling my pieces of Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks on to the top of my already awesome Ice Cream Tacos. I added a few pieces of one variety.
Then I added more…and more and more, until my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos were truly loaded with the awesome flavors that Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks deliver!
Once my Loaded Ice Cream Tacos were brimming with toppings and had an amazing mixture of perfectly sweet flavors throughout, they were ready to enjoy.
With their crunchy, sweet shell and the trusted and loved taste of Blue Bunny®, this is one Spring time treat that will never get old.
And since it’s easy to stick with favorite Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks or mix them all in, there’s never a wrong way to make this sweet treat.
So, as the weather warms up and you find yourself looking for the perfect sweet way to cool down, start by whipping up these easy Loaded Ice Cream Tacos made with Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks and ice cream.
To get started, head to your local Walmart today where you can find a variety of Blue Bunny® products. Start with Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks available in four must-have flavors: Salted Caramel Pretzel, Chocolate Vanilla Twist, Chocolate Chip Cookie and Cookies ‘N Cream!
While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the whole new 2017 lineup of ice cream flavors with options like Rockin’ Rocky Road, Monster Cookie Mash, Toffee Brownie Twist and Mint Cookie Crunch and Cherrific Cheesecake, which had been a seasonal flavor but is now available year-round! Even better, pick up a Blue Bunny® Ice Cream Cake for your next special occasion! Then bring your family together with the fun, fresh ingredients of Blue Bunny®!
Looking for more tasty ideas? Be sure to click here for Blue Bunny® inspired fun!
Then tell me, which of the Blue Bunny® Bunny Snacks will you reach for first?