Instant Ice Cream Sandwiches

It’s no secret that I’m a sucker for a Chipwich, and it’s certainly no secret that my toddler is practically my mini-me when it comes to food preferences among other things. At such a young age, she’s already discovered that if a dessert doesn’t have chocolate in it, it’s most likely not worth it. (I have no idea where she got this idea! 🙂 Disclaimer: I actually do love a lot of other desserts, particularly apple or cinnamon or cookie based!) We often have dessert in our home, as I am someone who feels the need for even just a taste of something sweet after a meal. (This is a thing, right?) Our latest favorite quick, easy, and delicious treat is the instant ice cream sandwich.

Ice cream sandwiches, while popular as a summer treat, are actually quite irresistible any time of year. The best thing about this yummy treat is that you can whip them up in a matter of minutes and you can also go with less guilt, making bite-sized ice cream sandwiches instead of full-sized ones. (In some cases you can make any size that you like for really fast cookie ice cream sandwiches and I’ll tell you how.)

Your kids are sure to love these just as much as Mom and Dad do. In fact, they’re almost as fun to make as they are to eat! Here are my instructions for instant ice cream sandwiches.



Premade cookies (Oreos, Chips Ahoy, Famous Amos, Entenmanns, and so forth)

Your favorite ice cream flavor (we typically have Cookies & Cream)



Ultimate Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich


  1. Twist apart an Oreo (or as many ice cream cookie sandwiches as you would like).
  2. Resist the urge to eat the Oreo cream. J
  3. Place a scoop of Cookies & Cream ice cream on top of one of the cookie wafers.
  4. Press the other wafer back on top.
  5. Repeat if necessary and enjoy!



Ultimate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

  1. Place a scoop of Cookies & Cream ice cream on a single chocolate chip cookie—Entenmanns and Chips Ahoy work great.
  2. Place another cookie on top to create a sandwich.
  3. Repeat if necessary and enjoy!


Your Favorite Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

  1. The next time you make your favorite cookies, freeze some of the cookies in a zipper-seal bag.
    1. You can also freeze balls of cookie dough for a quick and easy way to satisfy cravings!
  2. Take two cookies per ice cream sandwich out of the freezer.
  3. Place a scoop of your favorite ice cream, or to ensure a neutral flavor, vanilla, on top of one of the cookies.
  4. Place the other cookie on top.
  5. Repeat if necessary and enjoy!


Extra Special Cookie Sandwich Tips

Try these tips for an extra special touch on your ice cream cookie sandwich:

  • Edge your cookie sandwiches in tiny chocolate chips or sprinkles if you desire.
  • When you make up a cookie sandwich, make up a few extras for even faster satisfaction next time.
  • Make many of these cookie ice cream sandwiches ahead of time and stick them back in the freezer for a jaw-dropping birthday party treat.

mini-chipwich_222817sCookie sandwiches bring about the best of both dessert worlds—ice cream and delicious cookies. These are just a few ideas to enjoy amazing low-prep treats at a moment’s notice. Get creative with your own ingredients and share your ideas in our comments below!



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