Thursday, July 31

15 Outrageous Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

A homemade ice cream cookie sandwich is the perfect, well-portioned summer treat. Even though you might be tempted to eat them up right after assembly, they're well worth the overnight wait. There is something special that happens when an ice cream sandwich is stored in the freezer. As the cream soaks in, the texture of the cookie softens, while ice cream and cookie are bound together by the freezer's chilly blast. If you have a houseful of kids during the Summer, make them in batches throughout the season, wrapping each sandwich in waxed paper tied with twine like a tiny frozen present. 

Biting into a cold, chewy ice cream cookie will never get old, in part because the flavor combinations are virtually endless. If you don't feel like making ice cream, a pint of premium store-bought sandwiched between freshly-baked cookies is almost as good. Here are a few delicious combinations - ENJOY!

Chocolate Butterfinger Ice Cream Sandwiches

Fudge Chocolate Sprinkles Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Gingerbread and Pumpkin Ice cream Sandwiches

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Blueberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chewy-Gooey Chocolate Hazelnut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Grasshopper Ice Cream Sandwiches

Mounds Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream Sandwich

Strawberry Balsamic Ice Cream Sandwich

Root Beer Float Ice Cream Sandwich

Chocolate Malt Ice Cream Sandwich

Chocolate Stout Ice Cream Sandwich


How To Make Your Own Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches:
1. Start by making a batch of your favorite ice cream - which can be done up to a week before you bake the cookies - or buy your favorite premium ice cream.
2. The day before you want to serve your sandwiches, bake a batch of cookies. It's best to choose a sturdier, chewier variety that won't break when spread with ice cream. Use a cookie scoop to drop the dough onto the baking sheet - this will ensure that your cookies will all be the same size.
3. Let the cookies cool completely and pull your ice cream out of the freezer to soften. Meanwhile, cut out enough waxed paper rectangles (at least double the size of your cookies) to wrap all your sandwiches, and cut enough lengths of kitchen string to wrap around each sandwich.
4. Spread a scoop of softened ice cream onto the back side of one cookie with a large spoon, then sandwich a second cookie on top. Scrape off any ice cream that oozes out the sides, then immediately wrap the sandwich in waxed paper like a present, and tie it with in a bow with a ready piece of twine. It's important to work fast here, since the ice cream will keep oozing until it's in the freezer. Repeat until there's no more cookies left, stashing each sandwich in the freezer as you go. Let freeze at least 6 hours before serving. The sandwiches will stay fresh in the freezer for up to 10 days.

Remember, flavor combinations for ice cream sandwiches are endless. Think of your favorite food, whether sweet or savory, candy or treats and how can you turn that into an innovative and creative ice cream sandwich. My child likes hers wrapped in Blue Raspberry Sour Straws. They are interesting for sure! Have fun making cold ice cream sandwiches with you kids on a hot Summer day! Sweet Memories!


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3 comments:

  1. Yum!!!

    The gingerbread and pumpkin one is my favorite :)

    Pinning!

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  2. I know - me too Ashley. I know it's not summery but I just had to include it! Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. oh yeah these are some outrageously delish homemade ice cream sandwiches! love the pretzel one, great idea! but i would be willing to taste test them all lol

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