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Candy Cane Protein Ice Cream

One of our favorite ice cream flavors around Christmas is the candy cane ice cream. It is so fun with little bits of the candy cane inside and I love the flavoring as well as the pretty pink color.

I decided to make a healthier version of that, and it came out PERFECT! The ENTIRE pint is 6 WW points and only 221 calories.


Here is what you need:

  • Ninja CREAMi ice cream maker
  • Fairlife vanilla protein shake
  • Red or pink food coloring
  • Vanilla extract or paste
  • Peppermint extract
  • Simply Delish vanilla instant pudding mix
  • Salt
  • Candy cane or peppermints
  • Sprinkles (optional)

Here is the AMAZING Ninja CREAMi ice cream maker. Gran yours HERE at the Ninja website with code CHEFALLIE15 fort 15% off or HERE on AMAZON


Here are the food colorings I use for so many things. This set comes with red and pink that works great for this ice cream. Grab yours HERE.

This is the BEST vanilla extract I get from a wholesale club. The price is great, and quality is also wonderful.

Wilton 2 fl. oz Pure Peppermint Extract

Here is the peppermint extract I get from Amazon. Grab it HERE


Simply Delish is my favorite brand to use for instant pudding mixes. I also have a code for a discount on the site. Use code CHEFALLIE at Simply Delish.

Pieces Of Pepperment Stock Photo - Download Image Now - Candy Cane, Peppermint, Crushed - iStock

You can use candy canes and break them up, candy cane pieces or the small peppermints. Either way, they all work. 

Here is how to make it:

  1. Place all of the ice cream base ingredients into the Ninja CREAMi pint. 
  2. Once all combine place into the freezer for 24 hours
  3. After 24 hours, place the pint into the Ninja CREAMi bowl
  4. Press the “light ice cream” button 2-3 times until creamy
  5. Once creamy, take the crushed candy candys and sprinkles and place into the center of the ice cream
  6. Press the “mix-in” button until mixed together
  7. Enjoy!

Candy Cane Protein Ice Cream

The best holiday treat just lightened up
Prep Time5 minutes
Course: Dessert, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy cane, Christmas, coffee ice cream, healthi, healthi recipe, healthy recipe, protein ice cream, weight loss, weight watchers, weight watchers recipe, ww, ww recipe
Servings: 1 pint


  • 1 Ninja Creami Ice Cream Maker



  • 1 11.5 oz. Fairlife vanilla protein shake
  • 1 TBSP Simply Delish vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 Dash Peppermint extract
  • 1-2 Drops Red or pink food coloring
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Vanilla extract


  • Christmas sprinkle


6 WW points
WW Recipe Points
Code CHEFALLIE at Simply Delish
221 Calories on Calorie Command at Healthi
Code: Ambassador_ChefAllie for $5 off PRO membership at Healthi



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