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Ninja's excellent ice cream maker is $50 off (all-time low)

I tested -- and loved -- the Ninja Creami earlier this year. Snag one now while it's at an all-time low price.


Making ice cream at home never really appealed to me all that much. That is, until I got my hands on the new Ninja Creami earlier this year and had a grand old time -- read my full review here. The innovative ice-cream machine was launched in 2021 and flipped the concept on its head a bit (more on that below).

Ninja's Creami normally retails for around $200, but it's currently down to $180 at both Kohl's and Amazon. The Creami would make an excellent gift for the ice-cream fiend on your list. It's also super kid-friendly, making it a great weekend eats project for the family, especially when warm weather rolls around again.

Read more: Ninja's new ice cream maker has me rethinking my addiction to store-bought

With most ice-cream makers, you can only make one flavor at a time since they use a frozen inner bowl to churn the stuff, and that bowl must be refrozen in order to make another batch. The Ninja Creami relies on freezing the base of the ice cream itself and then churning it with a high-powered blender-like function (although this is not a blender so don't use it that way), to create perfectly creamy sorbets, ice creams and gelato.

I made classic ice creams as well as some nondairy creations, fresh fruit sorbets and one using my favorite sugar alternatives. They all came out extremely smooth and delicious. I'd purport that the normal price of $200 to $230 is a bit steep for this machine. But $180, its current price at Kohl's, is very attractive for a fun and easy-to-use ice-cream maker.