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Posted by  ·  June 21, 2007  ·  Last Updated: June 21, 2007

The Best Ice Cream Sandwiches


My best recipe happens to be my simplest. To celebrate the first day of summer these are a must. These soft chewy cookies are the perfect consistency when frozen for ice cream sandwiches. They are also delicious on their own.

Homemade Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

1 box Devil’s Food Cake Mix (I like Duncan Hines or Aldi’s Store brand best)

1/2 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional for ice cream sandwiches but a must for the cookies without ice cream)


Mix together dry cake mix, 1/2 cup oil and 2 eggs. Stir in chocolate chips. I use a cookie scoop to make the balls. This recipe makes 20 cookies.


Bake cookies at 350 for about 11-13 minutes (Cookies are soft). Chill cookies completely before making ice cream sandwiches —-otherwise they are heavenly warm!

To make ice cream sandwiches, take your favorite 1/2 gallon ice cream in a block and slice it into about 1 inch slices.


Using a glass the same diameter of your cookie cut out a circle of ice cream


Immediately place ice cream disc between two cookies and freeze!



Happy Summer!

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  1. Karen
    Sunday, July 24th, 2016
    Wow, these are just delicious and hit the spot on a hot Summer's day, which we've been having a lot of! Thank you!
  2. Erin Lucio
    Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
    Well I am 6 months pregnant in FL and its in the mid 90s. All I (and my 1 1/2yo) have wanted was ice cream sandwiches so I got some from the store this morning. As soon as I finished one, I see this recipe! So im sure we will be making them very soon. Thank you!
  3. dorothy carbone
    Friday, April 22nd, 2011
    looks like a keeper.
  4. Saturday, April 19th, 2008
    So good!!! Reminds me a little of Japanese monaka Ice Cream. Japanese Ice Cream
  5. Susan Anderson
    Monday, March 10th, 2008
    They taste as good as they look! What an easy recipe. They baked up great! Thanks!
  6. Sunday, December 23rd, 2007
    Very informative article. Thanks.
  7. Friday, October 26th, 2007
    oh my this look so simple and beautiful. need to remember for next summer.
  8. coolgirl
    Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
    i love ice cream cookies. they are easy to make and fffffuuuuuuuunnnnnnnnn to eat!!!!!!!!!1
  9. Monday, July 16th, 2007
    I love this idea with Ice cream. They look SOOO good! What a great way to shape the ice cream with the glass. Fun.
  10. Monday, July 16th, 2007
    These look delicious! I am bookmarking this recipe- thanks!
  11. Sunday, July 8th, 2007
    very delicious.
    a wonderful sunday afternoon activity.
    I didn't realize that Aldi's made such good cake mix.
  12. Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
    These were soooo good! Thanks for the recipe. Pictures of them are on my blog: http://donna-momof4.blogspot.com/2007/06/t-i-m-e.html
  13. C
    Monday, June 25th, 2007
    I would hate you, but these look so damn good!
  14. Monday, June 25th, 2007
    These are great! I made them for my daughter's birthday party this weekend and they were a big hit. I'm going to make some more tonight for just us. Thanks for the recipe. MMMMMM, we loves us some ice cream samiches!
  15. Saturday, June 23rd, 2007
    I just made icecream sandwiches. I don't know why I never thought of using a cookie cutter. I just spoon it on and it doesn't turn out so pretty. That's a great way to start summer.
  16. Friday, June 22nd, 2007
    Thanks for sharing with PHOTOS! I would have not thought to cut the ice cream out like that. Perfect! I am going to make these this weekend!!!! My kids will love these!
  17. Friday, June 22nd, 2007
    Those look so good. I have everything I need to make them... oh the children will love me tomorrow!!
  18. Thursday, June 21st, 2007
    My son recently discovered the joy of ice cream sandwiches. I can see a batch of these being made soon! Thanks for sharing. :)
  19. Thursday, June 21st, 2007
    This looks delicious..did I say delicious!!!!! :D I will have to try this one, I see sweet treats for the 4th.
  20. Jenny
    Thursday, June 21st, 2007
    YUMMY!!! I can attest that these are THE best treat ever!! And what a cutie! Her face says it all! What a good mommy! xox Jen