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Wendy’s Famous Frosty

If you love the taste of Wendy’s Famous Frosty, you’ll adore this simple do it yourself homemade recipe to recreate the flavor of both the “Old Recipe” and the “New Recipe”!

What is a Frosty? It’s not quite a shake, not quite ice cream — it’s a FROSTY. Discover what makes these famous fast food desserts (around since 1969!) so memorable. The first frosty sold for just 35¢!

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Wendy’s Famous Frosty New Recipe

2 cups vanilla ice cream — slightly thawed
1/2 cup whole milk
1/4 cup NesQuick (formerly Nestle Quick)
1 teaspoon powdered egg whites

Blend the ingredients together thoroughly in your blender. Stopping to scrape down the sides and then blend again. Freeze for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

This recipe yields 2 regular-sized Frosty’s.

homemade wendys frosty

The “Old” Recipe:

(not the recommended one)
1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip
half gallon chocolate milk
1 can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk

Combine the sweetened condensed milk and the chocolate milk until thoroughly blended, fold in the cool whip. Freeze. The mixture doesn’t get hard, it’s the consistency of a thick milkshake.

To serve, stir with heavy spatula, pour into frosted glasses and Enjoy!


If you’d prefer a “Skinny Version” of this delicious Frosty, you can try This one here!

How Wendy's Famous Frosty is Made (from Unwrapped) | Unwrapped | Food Network

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