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Our Berry-licious Ice-Cream Sandwiches Recipe Is a Taste of Summertime Bliss

This frozen treat combines quick from-scratch chocolate cookies with raspberry-vanilla ice cream

If you need a frozen treat to beat the heat, whip up this recipe for Ice-Cream Sandwiches. It’s a homemade version of the freezer aisle favorite as it takes raspberry-vanilla ice cream and sandwiches it between chocolate cookies. Optional toppings include chocolate sauce and raspberries. Each bite of these DIY ice cream sandwiches offers a combination of sweet, decadent and tart flavors. Also, the chewy cookies nicely complement the soft ice cream. These sandwiches prep in about an hour — and will become your go-to treat this summer!

The ice cream filling is made with a store-bought vanilla flavor that’s softened and mixed with fresh raspberries. However, you can use another ice cream flavor such as chocolate, salted caramel or pistachio. Also, fruits like ripe strawberries or blueberries can be used in place of raspberries. Tell us in the comments how you’d customize your own batch of ice cream sandwiches.

For more easy ice cream recipes, make Protein Ice Cream or Coconut Ice Cream Cake.

Yields

9 servings

Total Time

Prep Time

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, at room temp.
  • 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup special dark unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 (6 oz.) pkg. raspberries +additional (optional)
  • Chocolate sauce (optional)

Instructions

• On medium speed, beat butter and sugar; beat in egg and vanilla. On low, beat in flour, cocoa and salt until dough forms. Shape into disk. Wrap; chill. 

• Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment. Roll out dough to 1/4” thick. Using 2 1/2” round cutter, cut out shapes. Place 1” apart on baking sheet. Bake until almost firm, 8 min. Cool. 

• Mix ice cream and berries; spread 9 cookies with mixture. Press on remaining cookies. Transfer to baking sheet; freeze. If desired, add sauce and raspberries.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Fat: 18 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 11 gram
  • Protein: 6 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 37 gram
  • Fiber: 1 gram
  • Cholesterol: 70 mg
  • Sugar: 18 gram
  • Sodium: 180 mg
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