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Homemade Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe

This easy homemade ice cream sandwich recipe makes ice cream sandwiches that are so fresh and tasty everyone will ask for more! They are easy to make and the entire family will love them!

This easy homemade ice cream sandwich recipe makes ice cream sandwiches that are so fresh and tasty everyone will ask for more! They are easy to make and the entire family will love them!

Ingredients

Units Scale

1 brick ice cream
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder

Instructions

  1. Cut the ice cream into 2×5 inch rectangles about 3/4 inch thick.
  2. Place each ice cream rectangle between aluminum foil or plastic wrap and freeze at least 24 hours.
  3. For the cookies, start by beating the butter and brown sugar until fluffy.
  4. Beat in eggs one at a time.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. Add baking powder, salt, cocoa and flour.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Place the dough on plastic wrap and wrap tightly.
  9. Chill the dough 1 hour.
  10. Preheat oven to 350°.
  11. Roll the ice cream sandwich dough into a rectangle 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured board.
  12. Cut into rectangles 2×5 inches each.
  13. Place on an ungreased baking sheet to make the cookies.
  14. Prick the surfaces of the cookies lightly with a fork.
  15. Bake 8-10 minutes or until the edges look set. (The centers of the cookies will be slightly puffed).
  16. Cool.
  17. Remove from the baking sheet.
  18. Make ice cream sandwiches by placing one ice cream piece inside of 2 cooled cookie pieces.
  19. Store up to one week. If you want to freeze the ice cream sandwiches longer than 1 week, freeze the cookies separately from the ice cream pieces.

Notes

This recipe makes large 6 ice cream sandwiches, but you could also cut them in half to make 12 smaller ice cream sandwiches.