Add six scoops of ice cream to a blender. The add in milk and mint and blend.
If your blender gets stuck, stop the blender and use a spoon or fork to remove the ice cream off the blades before blending again. Or, you can add a wee bit more milk.
Add in the food coloring if using and blend.
***If you want to add in Oreos or chocolate chips, add them now and then blend.
Pour into milk shake glasses and top with whipped cream and a cherry or any other toppings.