Skinny Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream 2 servings 1 tablespoon Truvia 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons Trader Joe's Speculoos Cookie Butter 1 cup skim milk

Skinny Cookie Butter Ice Cream!

That darn Trader Joe and his cookie butter ice cream! I’d like to meet him and shake his hand! “Thank you, Trader J, for your all around brilliance,” I can hear myself saying. In fact, I must say it often in my head throughout the day, because it sounds so familiar. (PS if you don’t have a Trader Joe’s near you, order cookie butter online: original or crunchy!)Skinny Cookie Butter Ice Cream by Skinny Girl StandardAnyways, if you haven’t tried Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookie Butter, you’re merely walking in a fog of unimpressive condiments. It tastes like mashed up speculoos cookies mixed with brown sugar and melted butter. Um, yah. However, 90 calories a tablespoon – while still less than oil and regular butter – is too much for my liking. So, I make that tablespoon go a long way!

I’m not tooting my own horn, swear, but I could eat skinny cookie butter ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is my favorite. I even use my homemade cookie butter in this recipe, and it works so darn well! The flavor is all there, minus the extra calories, so check it out.

The thing about ice cream is that it just tastes better. That’s why I would totally suggest you buy an ice cream maker for this recipe, because it’s ultra creamy that way. If not, don’t fret. Skinny cookie butter ice cream is still doable! But regardless, check out these essentials to making ice cream in the comfort of your kitchen:

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Skinny Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream!

Yield: 2 Servings

Calories per serving: 72 - 140


  • 2 tablespoons Trader Joe's Speculoos Cookie Butter (180 calories, or substitute with my Skinny Cookie Butter at only 46 calories)
  • 1 cup skim milk (90 calories)
  • 1 tablespoon Truvia
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract (6 calories)


  1. If you have an ice cream maker, your job is very simple. You know the steps of freezing your ice cream bucket and going through the churning process, and if not you can refer to your guide because all ice cream makers differ. If you don't have an ice cream maker, this is my favorite.
  2. Start off by melting your two tablespoons of cookie butter in a small, microwave-safe bowl for approximately 30 seconds in the microwave, or until thin and runny.
  3. Mix all of your ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl and place in fridge for 30 minutes. After half-an-hour passes, pour mix into ice cream maker. Allow to churn until nearly frozen.
  4. If you do not have an ice cream maker, add all ingredients into a freezer-friendly bowl. Stir ingredients as frequently as possible throughout the day while mixture is freezing. Your texture will be better if you have an ice cream maker, so consider purchasing one πŸ™‚ They’re the!
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5 Comments on Skinny Cookie Butter Ice Cream!

  1. Samantha
    May 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm (7 years ago)

    Hi Jordan! First of all I wanted to say I am in love with your recipes. I have really wanted to make a good almond milk ice cream recipe but it seems whenever I put almond milk in my ice cream maker it comes out with an icy texture. Do you have any tips for how I can create a texture closer to ice cream? Thanks

    • jordan urtso
      May 11, 2014 at 4:24 am (7 years ago)

      Hey Samantha! Thank you for the nice words πŸ™‚ I have a few suggestions. Option 1: mix 1 raw egg with your batter. This will make your almond milk super thick and creamy! Option 2: flour! I prefer this option, because not only is it’s texture is so thick, but the flavor is explosive!! I usually add about 2 tablespoons of pastry flour, but the more you add, the less icy of a texture your almond milk will have! Hope this helps! πŸ™‚ Xo & God bless.

      • Samantha
        May 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm (7 years ago)

        Ok thanks I’ll give those a try!

  2. Helen
    June 19, 2014 at 8:10 pm (7 years ago)

    Hey Jordan! Your recipes look amazing! I’d like to try this, but can I try it with your skinny cookie butter too or won’t it be the same? I don’t live in the US so I’m not sure whether I can order that cookie butter πŸ™‚

    • jordan urtso
      June 19, 2014 at 9:22 pm (7 years ago)

      Hey Helen! Thank you for the sweet compliment πŸ™‚ Yes, you absolutely can use skinny cookie butter for this recipe. In fact, I’m going to make the adaptation now! God bless. Xox


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