Thin Mint and Bailey’s Chocolate Float

Thin Mints and Bailey’s Chocolate Float ~ Is it possible for ice cream to make all things better? Perhaps and perhaps I might appear to be finding solace in a cliche. But I assure you, I’m not. If you’re wondering what the hell I’m referring to, take a look at how Hollywood films like to portray women finding comfort in a pint ice cream after a break up. Well I just had a break-up, but it was with my work. The ice cream float is not a drowning of sorrows, but a celebration for things to come.

Thin Mint and Bailey's Ice Cream Float

A great thank you to C.O. who I had termed the office “Dealer” and M.M. for being the enabler by sending out the email letting us know she found a source for our annual feeding-fest and hoarding of Girl Scout cookies. And a big thank you to all my office mates who became my friends.

So while I will miss lunch and the daily 3:00pm runs for coffee and tea with you, A.E, C.G., D.O, H.D. M.M., I will be finding today’s afternoon pick-up in this little bit of gluttony. It’s an ice cream float stacked with Bailey’s Irish Cream, chocolate ice cream, vanilla cream soda and a whole lot of crushed Thin Mints. Here’s a big cheers and thank you to you guys, my boss, G.F. those I supported, J.B., M.H, E.K. and everyone I worked with who so postively impacted my life!

With that I’m happy to say I’m excited see where this new adventure takes me next.

Thin Mint and Bailey’s Chocolate Float

Makes 1 serving

  • 2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • 2 3 oz. scoops of chocolate ice cream
  • 2.5 oz vanilla cream soda
  • 3 tablespoons of crushed Thin Mints

Instructions:

  1. Pour Bailey’s into bottom of glass. Sprinkle one tablespoon of crushed Thin Mints on top. Place two scoops of chocolate ice cream on top and then sprinkle a second tablespoon of crushed Thin Mints on ice cream. Pour vanilla cream soda on top and finish with final layer of Thin Mints.
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25 Responses to “Thin Mint and Bailey’s Chocolate Float”

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    Averie @ Averie Cooks — March 14, 2012 @ 7:06 am

    I love Thin Mints and Baileys. They are two of my fave food groups. Suffice to say, this is FABULOUS in my book!

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    Vera — March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 am

    Good luck on your further adventures!
    But what is vanilla cream soda?

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    Blog is the New Black — March 14, 2012 @ 9:31 am

    Yes, ice cream does make all things better.

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — March 14, 2012 @ 11:56 am

    This is lovely! Awesome idea!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — March 14, 2012 @ 2:00 pm

    Delicious!! Ice cream covers many bases… happy and sad moments :)

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    Erin @ Texanerin Baking — March 14, 2012 @ 2:02 pm

    Oooh, I love the dark background.

    I have mint Bailey’s but no access to Thin Mints. All these Thin Mint recipes are killing me! I guess I could just make my own, but they wouldn’t be the same.

    Good luck to you in your future work adventures!

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    Linda — March 14, 2012 @ 2:12 pm

    Your adventure sounds like a cause for celebration. Your float seems like a great way to celebrate.

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    Shawnda — March 14, 2012 @ 3:14 pm

    What Averie said :) And best of luck in your new chapter!

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    Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. — March 15, 2012 @ 12:14 pm

    omg fabulous! Yum!

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    Michelle — March 15, 2012 @ 8:49 pm

    This sounds amazing! I think a trip to the grocery store is in order…

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    Ambika — March 16, 2012 @ 1:02 am

    Sounds wonderful! Would love to try this one!

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    Shaina — March 16, 2012 @ 2:07 pm

    You did? Really?! I’m so excited for the possibilities here, Naomi!

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    Jahnavi @ Indian Khana Made Easy — March 17, 2012 @ 5:27 am

    Two words: Eye candy! Usually I don’t make desserts that are overly dairy but your recipe has attracted my attention. It has some of my favorite ingredients in it; thin mints, baileys, and chocolate ice cream. Can’t wait to try it. Bookmarking it now.

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    Sukaina — March 17, 2012 @ 7:16 am

    I’m sure even more exciting times are ahead for you Naomi. Good luck!

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    Rosie @ Sweetapolita — March 17, 2012 @ 12:10 pm

    Wow, this looks amazing and right up my alley, Naomi! Gorgeous. And I’m really excited for you and what new things are to come–I wish you the best of luck! xo

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    Kevin (Closet Cooking) — March 17, 2012 @ 4:37 pm

    Those look so good!

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    Sweetsugarbelle — March 17, 2012 @ 10:07 pm

    Here’s to new beginnings! What a great way to start!!!

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    meatballs & milkshakes — March 21, 2012 @ 6:14 pm

    Wow!!! These look absolutely amazing, going on my Pinterest right now!

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    Mama's Gotta Bake — March 31, 2012 @ 5:18 pm

    Looks so decadent, and beautifully photographed. I’d like just one, small taste!

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