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close up shot of cups of wendy's frosty with straws

Wendy’s Frosty

This homemade Wendy’s Frosty is the rich consistency and chocolatey taste you love, made at home with just a few simple ingredients, a whisk, and your freezer.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Freeze Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 300 milliliters condensed milk
  • 8 ounces cool whip
  • 8 cups 1% chocolate milk
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract


  • In a large bowl whisk together the condensed milk and the Cool Whip.
  • Add the chocolate milk and vanilla and continue whisking until combined.
  • Place the frosty mixture into a freezer-safe container. Cover tightly with a lid or plastic wrap and place in the freezer.
  • Freeze for 3 hours stirring once every hour, until the frosty has reached the desired consistency.
  • Spoon into glasses and serve.



  • If you have an ice-cream maker you can use that instead of putting the frosty mixture into the freezer.
  • I used regular 1% chocolate milk but chocolate almond milk will also work in this recipe.
  • If you don’t have a freezer safe container large enough to hold all of the frosty mixture, divide it up into 2 or 3 smaller batches to put in the freezer. Make sure you don’t fill the container to the very top, the mixture will expand a bit as it freezes. If you freeze the frosty mixture in smaller batches the freeze time will be slightly shorter.
  • I have made this using glass and plastic freezer containers. The mixture in the plastic freezes slightly faster than the mixture in the glass container.