Coffee Ice Cream Push Pops: The Best Chocolate Dessert Recipe

A special thanks to my sister and mother (Alexandria and Starr Todd) for their contributions to the making of this article. Mahalo nui loa.

5 stars from 3 ratings of this push pop recipe

These delicious push pops are perfect for parties, special events, or a simple movie night with the family. These push pops can be served frozen or right after you make them. With coffee ice cream, oreos and chocolate, this dessert is bound to make everyone's mouth water.

The push pop holders can be found at craft and culinary supply stores. These holders can be washed and reused so nothing is going to waste and they fit perfectly in the racks of freezers--just stick them in between the bars.

This special treat can be made with many other types of ice cream and toppings. What combination would you try? Strawberry jam and orange sherbet? Chocolate and banana? The possibilities are endless.

Ingredients

(from left to right) Push Pop Holders, Whipped Cream, Chocolate Syrup, Oreo Cookies, Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans, Coffee Ice Cream
(from left to right) Push Pop Holders, Whipped Cream, Chocolate Syrup, Oreo Cookies, Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans, Coffee Ice Cream

Ingredient Amount Choices

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Number of Push Pops  
Number of Cookies Needed  
Amount of Chocolate Syrup Needed  
1
2
4 tbsp.
4
8
1 cup
5
10
1 1/4 cup
6
12
1 1/2 cups
8
16
2 cups
10
20
2 1/2 cups
15
30
3 3/4 cups
20
40
5 cups
25
50
6 1/4 cups

Ingredients*

  • Coffee Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Whipped Cream
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Push Pop Holders
  • Coffee Beans, Chocolate Covered (Optional)

Amounts and Measurements

*The ingredients list above does not list the amounts because the amounts will change with the number of push pops you are creating. I have included a table to the right that indicates how much of the ingredients you need to make just the right amount of pops for your event!

For every push pop, you will need two cookies and for each cookie, you will add four tablespoons of chocolate syrup.

Step-by-Step Photo Recipe

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Step-by-step Instructions

  1. Remove the cream from the oreo cookies with a knife.
  2. Put the cookies into a blender or coffee grinder.
  3. Put the cream into a bowl or throw it away.
  4. Grind the cookies in a coffee grinder or blender until grainy. Make sure to stop grinding before it becomes a powder.
  5. Put the cookie grounds in a small bowl.
  6. Add the chocolate syrup to the cookie grounds and stir together until it is a thick batter.
  7. Put the batter on a sheet of wax paper and spread it out so that it is about 1/4 in. thick.
  8. Use the bottom of the push pop to cut out circles from the batter.
  9. Put half of the cut outs into the bottom of the push pops as the first layer.
  10. Add a thick layer of coffee ice cream so that the push pop is half full.
  11. Add another cookie cut out and another layer of ice cream so that the push pop is almost full.
  12. Add a topping of whipped cream.
  13. Drizzle a teaspoon of chocolate syrup over the top of the whipped cream.
  14. Add a chocolate covered coffee bean or cherry to top the push pop.
  15. Freeze if desired or enjoy immediately!

Portable Push Pops

If you want to make these delicious chocolate desserts to bring to a party or other event, you will need to purchase the push pop holders with lids. These holders can be found on Amazon (links to the right) or at craft stores as mentioned before.

Make sure to also purchase a lollipop display or a box with holes punched into the top in order to support your push pops while traveling.

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Ebower 4 years ago from Georgia

This sounds amazing! I didn't know that you could buy the push pops in stores. I remember having popsicles that you had to push up when I was a kid. As a coffee lover, this is perfect for me. I voted this up and useful!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, Ebower. We found the push pop in a craft store in Hawaii (Ben Franklin's), so I am sure that they have some in the mainland...possibly in a large department store like Walmart or Target, but Amazon seems to have the best prices. Good luck if you try to make them! They are delicious.


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Daisy Mariposa 4 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

Brittany,

You live in Los Angeles, and I live in Orange County. That isn't too far for you travel to deliver a dozen push pops, is it?

What a great idea! Thanks for publishing this delicious article.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

If it wasn't so late, you know I'd make the drive! Haha. Thanks a lot, Daisy!


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Rusticliving 4 years ago from California

OH MY GOSH! I am salivating! I have got to try these. I don't think I've ever been so excited about trying a dessert recipe..LOL Voted SO WAY UP and shared Brittany! Aloha! Lisa


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

THANK YOU, LISA! I am so glad others are enjoying this recipe! Let me know if you make them. :)


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MelChi 4 years ago from Cape Town, South Africa

Mmm, these look so good! I'll have to keep an eye out for the push pop containers, I don't think I've seen any here yet - but I really want to make this! Voted up!!


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HawaiiHeart 4 years ago from Hawaii

Push pops are so popular these days, but I have yet to try making them...your hub has given me inspiration to try! Thank you for sharing!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, MelChi! Check at your local department or craft stores. If not, Amazon is really cheap and has the best selection.

HawaiiHeart, Thanks so much. Push pops are the new cake pops and they are so popular right now. Being from Kona, my family and I had to give it that coffee twist! Thanks again for your comment.


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Rusticliving 4 years ago from California

One Question Brittany... where can you get the Push Up Thingy-ma-bobs?? LOL


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

I found them at a craft store but amazon has them for a very cheap price. Search for "push pop containers" on google and you'll find them. Good luck!


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bdegiulio 4 years ago from Massachusetts

Don't these look fun and yummy. Great idea. Thanks for sharing with us. I'm sharing and voting up this one. Well done.


kelleyward 4 years ago

Wow this looks really great! I saw these pop containers at Walmart now I have a reason to buy them! Voted up and shared! Take care, Kelley


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bushraismail 4 years ago from ASIA

Wow I am just writing a hub on roasting your own coffee....Cool hub.

Thumbs up...


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truthfornow 4 years ago from New Orleans, LA

This is a great grown up dessert using push pops. I remember always eating them as a kid. I love the idea of a coffee push pop. Your pictures make them look so yummy. Great idea.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Bushraismall, what a coincidence. Let me know when you finish it; I would love to read it!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

truthfornow, thank you so much for reading and commenting! Push pops are usually for kids, but this recipe gives us an excuse to have them as adults. Mahalo.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Kelleyward, thank you so much! It's good to know that you saw the push pop containers at Walmart. Thanks again!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

bdegiullo, thanks so much! I hope you like them if you make them.


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ktrapp 4 years ago from Illinois

What a fantastic and clever idea and great photo. I had no idea you could purchase push pop holders. I guess the possibilities for fillings are endless. I am definitely going to hunt some of these down.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thanks, ktrapp! They are so delicious! I guess you could make them in a cup or something, but the push pops make them fun and pretty. I hope you like them!


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Jeannieinabottle 4 years ago from Baltimore, MD

These push pops look awesome. What a great photo, too. I want to try this, but I might opt for chocolate ice cream. I am a chocolate addict. Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Jeannie, thanks so much! You can use any type of ice cream and syrup you want! They are so delicious. Let me know how yours turn out.


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Vellur 4 years ago from Dubai

Awesome, easy to make and delicious. Voted up. Thanks for sharing.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thanks so much, Vellur!


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cnhughes 4 years ago from Scranton, PA

Yum! These look and sound delicious. I have to make these! Thanks for sharing.


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thanks, cnhughes! Let me know how you like them.


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rebeccamealey 4 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

These really look rich and decadent. I love the coffee and chocolate flavors together. I really like the chart where you broke down the amount of ingredients needed for number of servings!


WhydThatHappen 4 years ago

Wow, I've gotta try this! Thanks!


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alissaroberts 4 years ago from Normandy, TN

Oh my, you have combined all of my favorite things into a push pop! The pictures look absolutely delicious and seem to be calling my name. Looks like I will be traveling to the store soon to pick up the supplies! Great hub - will be pinning this one!


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Simone Smith 4 years ago from San Francisco

I didn't know that people made push pops at home. This is so neat! Thanks for the sweet recipe!


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melbel 4 years ago from New Buffalo, Michigan

Oh wow! This is really cool. I didn't even know you could BUY push-pop containers! Man! You could do so many things with those, but your recipe looks so fab, I sooo HAVE to try this!


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CriticalMessage 4 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

This sounds simply delicious, decadent, and maybe even a bit deadly... mmmmm... Up & Awesome!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thanks so much, critical!! They are so yummy!!! (but not as good for you haha)


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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

Yumm!!!!


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Uninvited Writer 4 years ago from Kitchener, Ontario

Oh boy, those look so good.


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Stephanie Henkel 4 years ago from USA

These look delicious, and would be a wonderful treat for a party or birthday celebration. Great idea! Voted up and pinned!


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brittanytodd 4 years ago from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Author

Thank you, everyone! I hope you try them someday and enjoy them. Mahalo nui loa.


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Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

Yummy! I did not know that thereĀ“s a push pop holders for sale. This sounds awesome for a summer treat. Thanks for sharing.

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