With these ice cream sandwich recipes the kids won't be the only ones in on the fun. These decadent treats are given a gourmet makeover that makes them perfect for grown ups. Homemade ice cream, freshly baked cookies and an array of toppings makes these the perfect summer delight.
Making an ice cream sandwich is a labor of love but well worth the extra effort, especially if you are an ice cream lover. Let's take a look at the best recipes and tips:
Golden Rules For Making An Ice Cream Sandwich
Before we get to the recipes here are here are a few tips for making the perfect ice cream sandwich:
- Allow the ice cream to soften, this way it will be moldable and the cookie won't break when you build the sandwich.
- Be gentle when building the ice cream sandwich: apply soft pressure when spreading the ice cream onto the cookie.
- Consider rolling the finished ice cream sandwich in nuts, sprinkles or candy for extra pizazz.
- If you intend to leave the ice cream sandwiches in the freezer make sure to wrap them in plastic individually. Don't forget to date them!
5 Amazing Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes
Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich
Homemade chocolate cookies and mint ice cream pair up for an unforgettable summer dessert. A drizzle of chocolate sauce takes things to the next level.
Waffer Ice Cream Sandwich
There's no cooking required for this cool treat. Simply pair your favorite ice cream with crispy wafer cookies. Your mouth will thank you.
Black and White Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
Nuts, ice cream, chocolate and cookies. What's not to love about this gourmet ice cream sandwich?
Donut Ice Cream Sandwich
Who said cookies get to have all the fun? A donut ice cream sandwich is a must on our list of summer treats, especially when drizzled with homemade chocolate ganache.
Blueberry Ice Cream Shortbread Sandwiches
Shortbread cookies are the perfect foil for homemade blueberry ice cream. This colorful treat is the perfect addition to any festive summer event. Get the recipe here.
WATCH: How To Make an Ice Cream Sandwich From Scratch
Youtuber Byron Talbott shares his amazing recipe for a chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich. All of the elements are homemade and he offers tips on how to cut the ice cream sandwiches without having them fall apart. Take a look: