Ice Cream Sandwiches
The Best Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes
Cookies and ice cream are awesome on their own, but together—as an ice cream sandwich—they’re an absolute delight. Here are our favorite cookies-and-cream combos.
My husband absolutely loves ice cream sandwiches and snickerdoodles, so I combined them into one fun treat. Here’s how we build this cool dessert. —Heather Pilon, Winslow, Maine
My mother liked making these cool, creamy treats when I was growing up in the States because they’re so quick to fix. Then I made them for my three kids.—Sandy Armijo, Naples, Italy
You’ll discover why the treat is so popular in San Francisco. It’s snack heaven…ice cream, delicious oatmeal cookies and a touch of chocolate. Swap out the vanilla for your favorite flavor, such as chocolate, caramel or cherry. — Jacyn Siebert, San Francisco, California
I created this treat for my husband, adding light and low-fat products to the cookie dough. It was so fantastic that I fixed it with conventional ingredients for guests. Since it can be made ahead of time and frozen, it cuts stress for busy hostesses. And really, who doesn’t love peanut butter? —Joann Belack, Bradenton, Florida
As busy as summer is, it’s easy to sandwich in enough time to make these simple frozen confections. The cool, sweet ice cream filling between chocolate graham crackers is irresistible to kids of all ages.—Susan Asanovic, Wilton, Connecticut.
If you’re tight on time, you can use store-bought cookies, but I highly recommend making these oatmeal chocolate cookies from scratch. The dessert sandwiches are pure fun. Sometimes I decorate the sides of the sandwiches with colorful jimmies, too. —Diane Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas
My grandfather loves these pumpkin-flavored treats. They remind him of a cookie his mother made. They’re fun to eat no matter what your age. —Amber Wahl, Acampo, California
Smile-producing Ice Cream Sandwiches end this fast feast. “You need just two ingredients for these frosty treats,” Lynn says. The cookies can bake while you work on the rest of the meal, then assemble the sandwiches and pop them in the freezer until it’s time for dessert.