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Adult Chocolate Chip Milkshakes

Adult Chocolate Chip Milkshakes

Chocolate chips are delicious morsels that are a key ingredient in dozens of scrumptious recipes from chocolate chip cookies to pancakes to bagels and so much more.

Fun Fact: Chocolate chips were created with the invention of chocolate chip cookies in 1937 when Ruth Graves Wakefield of the Toll House Inn in the town of Whitman, Massachusetts added cut-up chunks of a semi-sweet Nestlé chocolate bar to a cookie recipe. (The Nestlé brand Toll House cookies is named for the inn.)

With a flourishing thank you to Ruth Graves Wakefield, we thought we’d honor this sweet creation with a few of our own. Below you’ll find a couple of recipes for adult milkshakes made with chocolate chips!

Boozy Mint Chocolate Chip Milkshake
If you’re a fan of mint chip ice cream, then you’ll love this boozy chocolate chip cocktail.


  • 1½ cups Mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1½ oz Vodka
  • ¼ oz Crème de menthe
  • 5-6 drops Green food coloring
  • Whipped cream and green sprinkles or sugar, for garnish

In a blender, puree the ice cream with the vodka, crème de menthe, and food coloring until smooth. Pour into 2 chilled serving glasses and top with whipped cream and sprinkles or sugar. Serve right away.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Kahlua Milkshake
Are you the type of person that can’t just eat one chocolate chip cookie out of the cookie-jar? We can’t either, which is why we love this spiked milkshake. Not only do you get a pick-me-up from the coffee ice cream, you get to seriously indulge with Kahlua and cookies!


  • 2 cups Coffee ice cream
  • 1½ cups Milk (try vanilla almond-coconut milk for a flavor upgrade)
  • ½ cup Kahlua
  • 2 Chocolate chip cookies (large, + 1 more to crumble on top)
  • 6 Ice cubes

Add all ingredients to a blender and process until almost smooth, leaving some small pieces of cookie if possible. Pour in glasses and crumble more cookies on top. Serve!

Spiked Chocolate Chip Milkshake Cocktail

  • 1 shot Bourbon
  • 1 shot Dark rum
  • 2 scoops Vanilla ice cream
  • ½ tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Sweetened cacao nibs

Add the bourbon, rum, ice cream, and cinnamon into a shaker. Shake for 10 seconds and then strain the drink into two chilled coupes. Garnish with one teaspoon of cacao nibs each and enjoy!

Whether you’re shopping for ice cream, chocolate chips, or your favorite spirits, hop in at your local Spec’s and celebrate National Chocolate Chip day the right way! Cheers!


Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

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