Cutest Mini Ice Cream Cone Monkeys

Get a little wild at snack time and serve up some adorably cute mini ice cream cone monkeys. Whether you are hosting a zoo animal party or just hanging out after school, your kids will have fun monkeying around in the kitchen creating these cool treats.

Ice Cream Cone Monkey
Let’s make these cute and yummy mini ice cream cones!

Let’s make mini ice cream cone monkeys

To make these cute cones, you can use store-bought or homemade ice cream. If you are looking for a dairy-free alternative, you can even make your own Cocoa Banana Ice Cream on top of your mini cake cones.

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mini ice cream cone monkeys ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this easy ice cream cone recipe.

  • 1 mini ice cream cone
  • 1 scoop chocolate ice cream
  • 2 candy eyes
  • 3 peanut butter Candy Melt wafers
  • black food coloring marker

directions to make mini ice cream cone monkeys

Monkey ice cream cone ingredients
Fill a mini ice cream cone with some chocolate ice cream.

Step 1

Fill a mini ice cream cone with some chocolate ice cream. Top the cone with a nice rounded scoop of ice cream. Pop in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.

Monkey face ice cream cones
Use a black food coloring marker to draw two nostrils and one smile onto a Peanut Butter Candy Melt wafer to create the monkey’s snout.

Step 2

Use a black food coloring marker to draw two nostrils and one smile onto a Peanut Butter Candy Melt wafer to create the monkey’s snout. If you don’t want to use a food coloring marker, you can pipe on some chocolate frosting or some chocolate hazelnut spread instead.

Step 3

Remove the ice cream cone from the freezer. Hold the two plain peanut butter candy melts in opposite hands.

How to make an ice cream cone monkey
Press the candy melts simultaneously into the sides of the ice cream cone, creating the monkey’s ears.

Step 4

Press the candy melts simultaneously into the sides of the ice cream cone, creating the monkey’s ears. Press the peanut butter candy melt snout onto the lower half of the front of the ice cream cone.

Step 5

Press two candy eyes onto the ice cream just above the snout.

how to serve best these cute mini ice cream cone monkeys

You can serve these frozen treats right away or pop them back in the freezer.

If you are making the Ice Cream Cone Monkeys for a party, you can make them ahead of time, store them in an airtight container in the freezer for several days.

Mini Ice Cream Cone Monkeys
And our finished product! Looks yummy right?!
Yield: 5 -6

Mini Ice Cream Cone Monkeys

Mini Ice Cream Cone Monkeys

A super cute ice cream monkey cones for that hyper kid of yours!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $5

Materials

  • 1 mini ice cream cone
  • 1 scoop chocolate ice cream
  • 2 candy eyes
  • 3 peanut butter Candy Melt wafers
  • black food coloring marker

Tools

  • ice cream scooper
  • black food coloring marker

Instructions

  1. Fill a mini ice cream cone with some chocolate ice cream. Top the cone with a nice rounded scoop of ice cream. Pop in the freezer for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Use a black food coloring marker to draw two nostrils and one smile onto a Peanut Butter Candy Melt wafer to create the monkey’s snout. If you don’t want to use a food coloring marker, you can pipe on some chocolate frosting or some chocolate hazelnut spread instead.
  3. Remove the ice cream cone from the freezer. Hold the two plain peanut butter candy melts in opposite hands.
  4. Press the candy melts simultaneously into the sides of the ice cream cone, creating the monkey’s ears. Press the peanut butter candy melt snout onto the lower half of the front of the ice cream cone.
  5. Press two candy eyes onto the ice cream just above the snout.

So did you try making these cute ice cream cone monkeys? What did your kids think?

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