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Homemade Vanilla and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Homemade Vanilla and Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Served between your favorite bakery cookies, the easy ice cream in this recipe makes an irresistible dessert. The recipe comes together in a matter of minutes, then cools in your freezer for yummy enjoyment any time.—Megumi Garcia, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 ounce semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 18 chocolate chip or sugar cookies (3 inches)
  • Miniature semisweet chocolate chips, chocolate jimmies, chopped unsalted peanuts or flaked coconut, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and butter; stir in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Cool completely. Stir in condensed milk.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat cream until stiff peaks form; fold into milk mixture. Divide between two freezer containers. Stir melted chocolate into one container until well blended. Cover and freeze both mixtures for 6 hours or until firm.
  • 3. To make ice cream sandwiches, spread a 1/3 of a cup of ice cream on bottoms of half of the cookies. Cover with remaining cookies; press down gently. If desired, roll sides of ice cream sandwiches in chocolate chips, jimmies, peanuts or coconut. Wrap each in plastic wrap; freeze on a baking sheet until serving. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 ice cream sandwich (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 317 calories, 20 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 132 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.