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Ice Cream Sandwich Cookie

Dark chocolate cookie rectangles sandwiching ice cream!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Freezing Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 38 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookie, dessert, ice cream sandwich
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 659kcal
Author: Erin
Cost: $1.15


  • Oven
  • freezer


  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp black cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 quart ice cream homemade or store bought, of choice


  • Dry ingredients (cocoa powders, baking powder, flour, salt).
    cocoa powder, flour and baking soda combined in a mixing bowl
  • In a separate bowl butter and sugars together until combined.
  • Add eggs and vanilla to butter and sugar mixture.
    eggs and vanilla added to butter and sugar creamed together
  • Dry ingredients (cocoa, baking powder, flour, salt) with the wet ingredients (butter, sugar, eggs vanilla).
    ice cream cookie dough in a mixing bowl
  • Roll dough out between two pieces of parchment paper until it is 1/8th inch thick.
  • Cut into rectangles, approximately 5 inches long.
  • Freeze rectangles in the freezer to set and harden.
  • Remove rectangles from freezer, arrange on a baking sheet about 1 inch apart and pierce with a fork.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 6-9 minutes until edges are set.
  • Freeze again for 30 minutes to harden and set (can be done in a stack if parchment paper is between them).
  • Spread ice cream on one cookie, and sandwich another on top of it.
  • Freeze for one hour to set.
  • Store in zip lock bag for up to 3 months.


  • Use homemade or store bought ice cream
  • Freezing the dough and chilling it are important steps. 
  • Roll the dough between parchment paper to avoid sticking. 
  • Either measure the rectangles or eyeball it, depending on how perfect you want them to be. Either way, they'll be delicious. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 659kcal | Carbohydrates: 121g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 476mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 66g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Calcium: 202mg | Iron: 3mg