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Ice Cream Cone Recipes To Bring Your Summer To The Next Level

Bring your ice cream game to the next level.
08/26/2013 09:14am ET | Updated July 11, 2014

We've given a lot of attention to ice cream this summer here at HuffPost Taste. From a pool of over 50 contenders we narrowed down our 13 favorite flavors for this summer. We've been crushing on ice cream with cake pieces and ice cream sandwiches. We tried Ben & Jerry's new SNL-themed flavors and we built an amazing waffle tower ice cream cake. Finally, we took a deep dive into New England ice cream culture, checking out ice cream stands from Maine to Connecticut, visiting a very special Massachusetts-based dairy farm and ice cream stand, and trying our hand at New England favorite Grape-Nuts ice cream. It's true: we're unabashed ice cream fanatics.

With all our love for ice cream, it's miraculous we have any more leftover for the supporting characters. But we do. Oh, we do. We love ice cream toppings, from fudge to caramel sauce, and we really love ice cream cones. Perhaps the unsung heroes of the ice cream world, ice cream cones are often forgotten amidst the excitement of different flavors and fancy toppings. This sugary backbone deserves a second look, however. After all, it's responsible for the magic that is being able to lick (instead of spoon) your ice cream. Not only are there different types of homemade ice cream cones -- included but not limited to the obvious waffle cone -- there are also desserts other than ice cream that put this crunch to use.

We haven't forgotten the humble cone -- in fact, we're celebrating it all on its own. We've rounded up 17 of our favorite ice cream cone recipes and are on the hunt for more. Let us know if you have any favorites, and enjoy these totally awesome ways to eat an ice cream cone.

1
Homemade Mini Chocolate Ice Cream Cones
Eat the Love
Get the Homemade Mini Chocolate Ice Cream Cones recipe by Eat the Love
2
Homemade Flavored Ice Cream Cones
Dollhouse Bake Shoppe
Get the Homemade Confetti, Red Velvet, and Chocolate Cones recipes by Dollhouse Bake Shoppe
3
Rocky Road Cupcakes (In A Cone!)
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Rocky Road Cupcakes (In A Cone!) recipes by A Beautiful Mess
4
Gluten Free Ice Cream Cones
Gluten Free on a Shoestring
Get the Gluten Free Ice Cream Cones recipe by Gluten Free on a Shoestring
5
Homemade Ice Cream Cones
Spoon Fork Bacon
Get the Homemade Ice Cream Cones recipe by Spoon Fork Bacon
6
Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
The Domestic Rebel
Get the Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes recipe by The Domestic Rebel
7
Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Bowls
Two Peas and Their Pod
Get the Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Bowls recipe by Two Peas and Their Pod
8
Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones
Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones
Get the Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones recipe by A Spicy Perspective
9
Cannoli Cones
Pass The Sushi
Get the Cannoli Cones Recipe by Pass The Sushi
10
Homemade Sugar Cones
Annie's Eats
Get the Homemade Sugar Cones recipe by Annie's Eats
11
Panini Press Ice Cream Cones
Kathy Strahs/Panini Happy
12
Rainbow Dipped Ice Cream Cones
I Heart Nap Time
Get the Rainbow Dipped Ice Cream Cones recipe from I Heart Nap Time
13
Skinny Cannoli Cones
Domestic Rebel
Get the Skinny Cannoli Cones recipe from Domestic Rebel
14
Frosted Animal Cracker Ice Cream Cones
Becca Bakes
Get the Frosted Animal Cracker Ice Cream Cones recipe from Becca Bakes
15
Mini Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops
Domestic Rebel
Get the Mini Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops recipe from Domestic Rebel
16
Chocolate Tuile Ice Cream Cones
Martha Stewart
Get the Chocolate Tuile Ice Cream Cones recipe from Martha Stewart

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