DIY Ice Cream Gift Basket Ideas

DIY Gift Basket Ideas for People Who Love Ice Cream!

Who doesn’t love ice cream? Well, maybe there are a few holdouts around the world, but they are all in hiding. Creating a DIY ice cream gift basket is a fantastic idea for birthdays, movie night, game night, Christmas, housewarming, graduation, and too many other occasions to count. The best thing about ice cream gift baskets is that they make a great gift for any age group, and they are super easy to put together.

Ice Cream Gift Basket Ideas

All you need to do to make your DIY ice cream gift basket is to buy some fun cones or cups, throw in a nice selection of tasty toppings, and add an ice cream scooper. Yes, it’s that simple. You can even make it an ice cream sundae themed basket by adding a wider selection of toppings and some fresh fruit like strawberries or blueberries. 

We’ve made the process of creating your ice cream gift basket super easy. Just choose from the popular and highly-rated selections listed below. Any of the items should easily fit within most baskets, and they can all be found on Amazon so you can have them delivered directly to your door. Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we just providing you with some great ideas for items that will fit go well with this gift basket theme! Many items can be found at your local retailers as well. Be sure to check out our DIY movie night gift basket ideas!

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ENLIGHTENED ICE CREAM Sugar-Free Ice Cream Cones – Vegan Friendly, Sugar Free, Dairy Free – Low Calorie (30 Calories) – Low Carb (Net 3g) – 12pk

Keebler Ice Cream Cones, Cake Cups, 24 ct

Keebler Ice Cream Cones, Waffle, 12 Count Box, 5 Ounce

Keebler Ice Cream Cones, Sugar, 4 oz (12 ct)

Spring Chef Ice Cream Scoop with Comfortable Handle, Professional Heavy Duty Sturdy Scooper, Premium Kitchen Too

Gorilla Grip Large, Comfortable Handle, Heavy Duty Ice Cream Scoop, Professional Grade Scooper, Get Perfect Shape Scoops

CZWESTC 50 PCS Ice Cream Cup,  Disposable Dessert Bowls, Rainbow Polka Dots – 8-Ounces

Color Changing Reusable Spoons, Pack of 25, Assorted Colors, reacts to cold food temperatures and changes color

Ice Cream Sundae Kit – 12 Ounce Polka Dot Paper Treat Cups -Heavyweight Plastic Spoons – Paper Straws – Paper Umbrellas – 24 Each – Blue, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green , Red, Purple

Peanut Brittle Crunch Coat Ice Cream Topping (1 lb. Resealable Zip Lock Stand Up Bag)

Ghirardelli Squeeze Bottles – Caramel, Chocolate & White Chocolate – Set of 3

Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme, 7 oz Jar

Smucker’s Magic Shell Ice Cream Topping Variety Bundle, 7.25 oz bottle (Pack of 3) includes Caramel, Chocolate, and Chocolate Fudge Flavored Topping

Smucker’s Flavored Toppings, Strawberry, Caramel, Butterscotch, Hot Fudge, Marshmallow, and Pineapple, 12 Ounce (Pack of 6) – with MYD Bamboo Spreader

Ghirardelli Chocolate and Caramel Sauces 16 oz Squeeze Bottles

Albanese World’s Best Gummi, 12 Flavor Bears, 80 Oz

Dean Jacob’s 4 in 1 Chocolate Accents ~ 4.68 oz.

Small cookie crumbs

Collins Stemmed Maraschino Cocktail Cherries | Royal Anne Cherries Garnish for Cocktails, Manhattan, Old Fashioned, 10oz

Smucker’s Simple Delight Salted Caramel Topping, 11.5 Ounces

Wilton Rainbow Nonpareils Food Decorative, 7.5-Ounce

Parlor Perfect Sprinkle Confetti, 9 oz

Reddi-wip Original Whipped Dairy Cream Topping, Keto Friendly, 6.5 oz

Reddi-wip Fat Free Whipped Dairy Cream Topping, Keto Friendly, 6.5 oz

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.