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Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches #chocolateparty

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

I am a little late to the party this week, but no worries I made it!  What party am I talking about?  The #ChocolateParty, of course! Each month we come together and pair chocolate with a chosen ingredient.  What would be more fitting for a challenge ingredient than ice cream in July?  I thought I had this one completely under control, until I figure out I misunderstood the rules this month.  Originally I made an homemade ice cream that had chocolate in it.  But we actually had to use the ice cream as an ingredient, not just make ice cream.  But that just means you get an ice cream recipe from me later, not all bad!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

In my last minute thinking of what to make for the #chocolateparty, chocolate chip cookies sandwiched around vanilla ice cream came to mind.  Decorated with 4th of July sprinkles was an added bonus given the day!  Speaking of which, are you ready for the 4th?  I had a great 4th of July Round Up over the weekend, if you are still looking for ideas.  Tons of quick and easy themed treats, and great barbeque staples.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

I use my Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe for these ice cream sandwiches.  The cookie part is soft and chewy, which I love with the ice cream.  I hate biting into a crispy cookie with the soft ice cream, and having the cookie crumble and make a big mess.  To make assembling these a little easier, I let the ice cream soften.  Then I spread it about 1 inch thick onto a baking sheet with sides.  I pressed firmly, using plastic wrap.  Pop it back into the freezer to harden completely.  Then I found a plastic cup that was about the size of my cookies, and used that almost as a cookie cutter to get disks of ice cream to put between the cookies.  There were a few steps involved, but it worked really well!


Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
 
Serves: 15
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Vanilla ice cream sandwiched between 2 soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies
Ingredients
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough (recipe here)
  • Vanilla Ice cream
  • Sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bake cookies for 10 minutes, or until done. Allow to cool completely.
  3. Match up like sizes of cookies.
  4. Let ice cream soften, so you can spread it on the cookies.
  5. Using a generous ¼ cup of ice cream, spread onto the base of a cookie. Top with the matching pair, and press down slightly.
  6. Roll in sprinkles
  7. Place back in the freezer to harden before serving
Notes
To make assembling these a little easier, let the ice cream soften. Spread ice cream about 1 inch thick onto a baking sheet with sides. Press firmly, using plastic wrap. Pop it back into the freezer to harden completely. Use a plastic cup about the size of the cookies, and use that almost as a cookie cutter to get disks of ice cream to put between the cookies.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

Comments

  1. I think I could easily eat a few of these

  2. YES PLEASE

  3. These are so fun, Erin! Love the patriotic sprinkles!

  4. Oh goodness gracious. They look deliciously dangerous!

  5. Who wouldn’t want these treats tomorrow?

  6. I’ve been wanting to make some ice-cream sandwiches lately and these look really good and especially patriotic for the holiday!

  7. These are super fun! Lovely recipe for tomorrow!

  8. After a few rainy days the sun is finally out. A few of these sandwiches would be perfect to cool down!
    Thanks for sharing Erin and for joining us again this month!

  9. We were thinking the same thing…right down to the sprinkles. I looked every where for red, white and blue with no luck. Yours are super cute!

  10. Oh my word. These look… incredible. And love how festive they are! Nothing beat an ice cream sandwich. :)

  11. Perfect!! I love these :)

  12. Nothing beats a Chocolate Chip Cookie sandwich! NOthing!!

  13. These are so cute and festive for the 4th! Looks delicious!

  14. Whoa! My mouth is actually drooling while reading your blog. The more I read, the deeper the craving gets. I have to make some ASAP. I’m sure the kids will love this too.

  15. These are so festive and fun! Have a wonderful holiday!

  16. I am so with you on the soft cookie thing. It’s hard enough to keep from having ice cream dripping down your arm without your vessel crumbling in your hand. These look awesome! I want to come to the chocolate party!

  17. Yuuuuuum! These look awesome! I could eat 10 :)

  18. With a dessert like this, I think you can be excused for being late to just about anything! These ice cream cookie sandwiches look delish!!

  19. Delish! I am having a bit of a sweet tooth at the moment and wish I had one of these right now. Happy 4th of July!

  20. Yum! I love ice cream sandwiches! :) Plus, you know, being pregnant and all means that I got to indulge in ice cream pretty much every day. I think it’s a rule ;) Hope you’re having a wonderful Fourth, Erin!

  21. Love the chocolate chip as an ice cream sandwich idea! Thanks Erin!

  22. Perfect 4th of July food!!! Next to the garlic & onion dip, this is the next one that I will be reaching for at the party! LOL!

  23. This is the kind of dessert the whole family would love…and your sprinkles are the perfect holiday touch!

  24. I’m convinced the only way to eat ice cream sandwiches is with chocolate chip cookies!

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