Broken Waffle Cones? Try Ice Cream Nachos!

Any ice cream shop that sells waffle cones knows how many of those cones end up broken or otherwise unusable. That can be a major loss for your shop! Ice cream nachos are the perfect solution.

How to Make Ice Cream Nachos

What You'll Need:

  • Paper Food Tray
  • 1 cup of waffle cone pieces
  • 2 scoops of your favorite ice cream
  • Toppings/Sauces of your choice
  • Whipped cream
  • Cherry

1. Lay Your Foundation

Cover the bottom of your food tray with half of your waffle cone pieces. Keep them in an even layer.

2. The Middle

Banana Split, Broken Waffle Cones? Try Ice Cream Nachos!

Scoop your ice cream on top of the waffle cone pieces. Add half of your toppings and drizzle on half of your sauce.

3. The Final Layer

Add the rest of your waffle cone pieces, toppings, and sauce. Top it all with whipped cream and a cherry.

Now you have the perfect way to use broken waffle cones!

Here are some fun topping combinations for you to try:

Banana Split: Sliced bananas, chocolate sauce, nuts, and Neapolitan ice cream.

S'mores: Marshmallows, hot fudge, and chocolate chip ice cream.

Strawberry Shortcake: Strawberries, strawberry syrup, and angel food cake crumbles.

Strawberry Ice Cream, Broken Waffle Cones? Try Ice Cream Nachos!

Have you tried ice cream nachos? Tell us about it in the comments, we love hearing from you!

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About the Author: Tim Porter

Tim is the CEO and people builder of In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, collecting watches, and Classic Mini Coopers.


Our purpose at Frozen Dessert Supplies is "Build People and Deliver Joy." That means that everything we do, from manufacturing to packaging to delivery, is to build you and your business and deliver joy to you. We also strive to build our employees and help them to be better people.

Our paper ice cream cups are made withFDA approved food-safe papercoated in a thin layer ofPE (Polyethylene). Our clear plastic cups, banana split boats, and plastic dome lids are made fromPET (Polyethylene Terephthalate). Our plastic spoons and straws are made fromPP (Polypropylene). Our eco-friendly ice cream cups are made fromFDA approved food-safe papercoated in a thin layer ofPLA (Polylactic Acid). PLA is plastic made from corn starch. Our eco-friendly spoons are also made from PLA. Our eco-friendly wooden spoons are made from FDA approvedsmooth birch wood.