Super Easy Ube Ice Cream

It’s parent confession time: Have you ever sneaked veggies like zucchini or carrots into a bread recipe or black beans into brownies to expand your little ones’ palates? At Joy, we love to think outside the box when it comes to family-friendly recipes that incorporate ice cream cones and other unexpected foods and flavors. Today,…

Your Ultimate Guide to National Ice Cream Month

It’s summer, it’s hot, and the sentimental feelings of your childhood are starting to build. You want something to cool you down (no, not water) — perhaps something sweet. Maybe you had a bad day at work. Maybe you’re excited the entire family is together. If your inclination is to reach for ice cream, you’re…

Mile-High Milkshakes

Here’s one more idea to add to your family nights at home: Host a build-your-own milkshake night, letting your little ones concoct a mile-high milkshake of their dreams (reminiscent of our dip-your-own-cone dessert night). Allow their imaginations to run wild as they see how zany and tall their creations can get: Will it be a…

Mini Apple Pie Waffle Bowls

At Joy Cone, we believe life is about the little things. Little gestures go a long way, little moments often mean the most to us, and a little kindness has the power to turn someone’s day around. When it comes to our little ones, we know the extra effort of taking a traditional dessert and…

Celebrating a JOY-Inspired Partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

Calvin, age 12, was diagnosed with a brain tumor (craniopharyngioma), and the spunky third-grader battled his way through the illness with signature dance moves, delighting the workers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Then there’s others like St. Jude patient Dallas, age 12, diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder. Dallas dreams of being a meteorologist,…

Breakfast Waffle Cones

Maybe it’s the combination of sweet maple syrup, an eggy dipping batter, and pillowy fried bread that makes French toast skyrocket to the top of our “breakfast of champions” list. On a few occasions it’s made us wonder, “Does a morning meal get any more perfect?” Turns out, it does. When you turn French toast…

Ice Cream Cone Granola

When it comes to snacking with kids, versatility is a true virtue. That’s why we love this granola recipe made with Joy Waffle Cones. This versatile mix can easily be thrown into to-go containers or plastic baggies for fuel during a day of family hiking, or poured into cereal bowls and topped with milk of…

Cheesecake-Filled Ice Cream Cones

When the craving for homemade cheesecake strikes, no other dessert will do. Thankfully, constructing these single-serving cheesecake cones is significantly less effort compared to baking a full cheesecake, and the best part? With the base ingredients of cream cheese, sugar, and heavy whipping cream, they taste just like the real deal and still scratch that…

How to Incorporate Ice Cream Cones Into Your Big Proposal

Life presents lots of opportunities to put ourselves out there and make some big proposals — whether you’re asking someone to marry you, to be your prom date, or be a godparent to your newborn. When you have an important question to ask, adding a special twist and making the moment completely unique shows the…