Viral Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

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If you’re craving a dessert packed with protein, you’ve got to give this Viral Cottage Cheese Ice Cream a try. It’s made with just a handful of ingredients and tastes remarkably similar to cheesecake ice cream, but with a healthy twist!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  1. Viral Cottage Cheese Ice Cream boasts the delightful flavor of strawberry cheesecake ice cream.
  2. It’s a protein-rich dessert crafted from simple and wholesome ingredients.
  3. Even if you’re not a fan of cottage cheese, this recipe will win you over!
  4. An effortless and tasty method to boost your protein intake.
  5. Creamy, sweet, and tangy – just like traditional cheesecake.
  6. The cottage cheese is blended to smooth perfection, ensuring no odd textures.

Helpful Tips:

  • Opt for high-quality cottage cheese for the best results. I used low-fat, and it turned out fantastic!
  • Customize your ice cream by adding your favorite toppings like Oreos, peanut butter, chocolate, banana, or any fruit you love!
  • Utilize a blender or food processor to blend all the ingredients seamlessly.
  • To simplify cleanup, you can line your loaf pan with parchment paper, but it’s not essential.
  • Remember to cover it to prevent freezer burn.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Does it taste like cottage cheese?
    Surprisingly, no! Even if you’re not a fan of cottage cheese, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by this recipe.
  2. What’s the best combo?
    While I’ve only tried it with strawberries and graham crackers, I’m confident it would taste fantastic with chocolate, Oreos, peanut butter, banana, or any other favorite ice cream flavors/toppings!
  3. Which cottage cheese is best to use?
    The original creator used Good Culture, but I used Knudsen low-fat, and it worked perfectly!

Viral Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 6


Cottage Cheese Ice Cream

  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter cashew butter, or almond butter (substitute sunflower butter or oat butter for a nut-free option)
  • 1.5 cups fresh or frozen strawberries


  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup crushed graham crackers


  • In a food processor or blender, combine cottage cheese, maple syrup, strawberries, and peanut butter. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour the mixture into a loaf pan. Add sliced strawberries and sprinkle crushed graham crackers on top. Freeze until firm, about 4 hours.
  • When ready, scoop and enjoy!


  • Choose high-quality cottage cheese for the best outcome. Low-fat works well.
  • Customize with your preferred toppings.
  • Blend ingredients thoroughly for a smooth texture.
  • Lining the loaf pan with parchment paper makes cleanup easier.
  • Remember to cover the ice cream to prevent freezer burn.

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