Skip to content

Stay Frosty All Summer Long With These DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

Who says you have to choose between cookies and ice cream? With these delectable frozen treats you get the best of both worlds.

Margo Gothelf and Sarah Burns

IMG 8255

The Baker Chick

Whoever first had the idea to sandwich ice cream in between two cookies, they were an absolute genius. This summer, forget about Chipwiches and store-bought ice cream sandwiches and instead learn how to make your own luscious frozen treats. You'll be running your own ice cream truck before you know it!

Oreo Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

oreo brownie ice cream sandwiches

Buuck Farms Bakery

Sure, you could go to the store and buy an average ice cream sandwich, or you could channel your inner chef to make these homemade Oreo brownie ice cream sandwiches — homemade ice cream included! Don't let the thought of making these icy treats intimidate you. The ice cream is no-churn, meaning as long as you can measure and stir, you'll be able to whip up a batch. Once you see how easy these are to make, you'll be churning out ice cream left and right.

Sugar Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches


A Cookie Named Desire

You know how sometimes you go to bite into an ice cream sandwich, and the cookie is just too hard, making the ice cream shift all over the place and leaving a big mess? You won't have that problem with these sugar cookie ice cream sandwiches. A Cookie Named Desire has figured out the secret to making sure you have super soft cookies with every single bite. You still might want to bring along some extra napkins while you indulge — that melting ice cream problem has yet to be solved.

Homemade "Chipwich" Ice Cream Sandwiches

IMG 8255

The Baker Chick

Nothing beats a classic chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich. They easily have my vote as the best treat to have in the summer (sorry, s'mores). This homemade take on a Chipwich sticks to classic vanilla ice cream for a super classic summertime treat. Feel free to switch up the ice cream in the middle with chocolate or coffee for a riff on the traditional sweet. 

Dark Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches


Browned Butter Blondie

If there's fruit in ice cream, that means it's okay to eat every day, right? Let's hope so, because you'll want one of these dark cherry ice cream sandwiches every single day of the summer. Unlike traditional ice cream sandwiches, these are made with soft-baked chocolate cookies and homemade cherry ice cream. Don't have an ice cream machine? No worries: head to your local supermarket and look for cherry ice cream to stuff these sandwiches with.

M&M Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches


Sally's Baking Addiction

M&Ms are always a crowd-pleaser, especially when they are mixed directly into cookie dough and ice cream to create these M&M ice cream cookie sandwiches. Sally's Baking Addiction uses her super soft cookie recipe to make sure her cookies have the perfect texture to make a melt-in-your-mouth bite. The M&Ms don't have to stop at the ice cream and cookies either. If you have some extra candy, roll the ice cream sandwiches in some crushed-up M&Ms for true M&M overload.

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches


Sally's Baking Addiction

When I think of summertime desserts, my mind instantly goes to chocolate ice cream sandwiches — you know the ones with the smooth vanilla ice cream and the cakey chocolate that always gets stuck to your fingers? This summer, upgrade that classic with these brownie ice cream sandwiches from Sally's Baking Addiction. This recipe keeps it pretty traditional with vanilla ice cream, but feel free to stuff it with any ice cream of your choosing.

Mini Ice Cream Sandwich Pops


The Girl Inspired

The only downside to eating ice cream sandwiches? Sometimes you have to rush to eat them so the ice cream doesn't melt all the way down your hand. Thankfully, with this nifty idea from The Girl Inspired, you can slow down and enjoy your treat. So, what's the clever trick? The Girl Inspired takes her ice cream sandwiches and puts them on a stick so they can be eaten just like a lollipop. You'll still want to eat these in a timely manner as the ice cream will still melt, just not all over your hands!