Basking in the final waves of summer heat is reason enough to indulge in a decadent beverage situation. Ice cream aficionados, this one's for you. We've lined up the most outrageously indulgent milkshake recipes to keep you cool. These crazy photogenic concoctions blew up on Pinterest. No surprise seeing as the inventive recipes feature everything from homemade cookie toppings to boozy twists on classic combinations. Why wouldn't S'mores need spiking? Are we right?
If you're hosting an end-of-summer block party, consider adding the classic dessert to your list of easy hosting options. Super simple to prepare in bulk, milkshakes make the perfect one-stop dessert for group hangs. Consider substituting dairy ice cream with almond or coconut milk alternatives to make each recipe vegan or lactose-free. Chock-full of color and undeniably fun, these artful grown-up milkshakes will make you feel like a kid again. We'll be needing two straws.
The star of this pretty in pink elixir is, of course, kid-favorite circus cookies. We love the balancing act that's happening on top. This takes milk and cookies to a whole new level.
Fragrant lavender proves the perfect pairing for delectably sweet honeycomb in this unexpected blueberry shake recipe. The mix calls for yogurt instead of ice cream. As over-the-top decadent as these beauties look, the composition is surprisingly healthy and breakfast-appropriate.
Cookie dough ice cream is an institution at this point. Fans of the classic flavor will melt over this double-the-fun recipe that piles on homemade dough and cookies alike.
Made with , this delightful snickerdoodle cookie recipe is one we'd never guess to be dairy-free off the cuff. Full of cinnamon sweet goodness, it's equal parts sugar and spice.
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We're in love with this imaginative invention from A Cookie Named Desire, inspired by the nostalgia for roaming around town late at night with friends looking for a diner.
Out with the old, in with the fall. This boozy pumpkin milkshake recipe is enough to give the pumpkin spice latte craze a run for its money. No reason to wait for the seasonal treat when you can go full DIY.
S'mores are a seasonal treat that, dare we say it, might only be improved by a boozy top-off. This playful twist on the fireside classic is the perfect companion piece for warmer climates awaiting that first flush of fall.
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