How to Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwich

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The Florida heat is no joke, and because of it, I’m always looking for fun indoor activities to beat the heat and stay cool. One of my favorites? Here’s a hint – it involves ice cream and homemade cookies!

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Is it just me or do cookies seem to go perfectly with ice cream? I always head straight for Mayfield’s yellow containers of ice cream, which are pretty popular here in the southeast. And it’s new at Walmart, so you know it’s in demand!

Wondering why people love it so much? Mayfield Dairy began making ice cream back in 1923 so is a well-established brand that focuses on southern hospitality and bringing families together. Plus, they continue to use their same original process today, which ensures the most authentic southern flavors, including fresh cream from their own dairy with no artificial growth hormones. Definite winner in my book!

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So how can you make your own ice cream sandwich? It’s easy!

What You’ll Need (Ingredients)

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 3/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 + 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • Mayfield ice cream* (this will be used post-cookie making)

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  • Mix all of the ingredients together into a bowl (with the exception of the ice cream)
  • Scoop out bits of batter and place 1-inch apart on a cookie sheet
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden-brown and let cool

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Once the cookies have cooled, you’re ready to bring in the ice cream!

  • Stack piles of 2 cookies for each ice cream sandwich you want to make
  • Flip both cookies so they’re each face down
  • Take a big scoop of your Mayfield ice cream and place it on one of the cookies
  • Place the ice cream-free cookie on top to complete the sandwich
  • Enjoy!

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Have you ever made a homemade ice cream sandwich? What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

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  • Oh my yes!!! I love this idea and I’m making these this weekend. But I’ll probably use Bluebell icecream ;) LOL

    • They’re SO good! What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

  • I love ice cream sandwiches! ❤️
    Very happy that I finally found the cookie dough recipe.

    Cristina

    • Same! They’re extra perfect in the summertime too!

  • Oh yum! These look delicious! I love ice cream sandwiches and mayfield ice cream is the best! :)

    • Yes! Might be fun to try with your boys this weekend!

  • Theresa

    This not only sounds delicious, but it also looks incredible! You pulled this off so well!

  • AHHHH! I love ice cream sandwiches!!

    • SO good! What’s your favorite ice cream/cookie combo?

  • I keep telling my son we are going to do this, but still haven’t! We haven’t tried that brand yet either – hopefully its available near us too soon!

    • It’s huge in the southeast, but hopefully they’ll be expanding more soon! You guys should give the recipe a try. It’s so easy!

  • Joules (Pocketful of Joules)

    YUM these look delicious and moose tracks is my favorite!

    • Thank you! Now you’ll just have to try moose tracks with the cookies :)

  • wellllllll this is dangerous.

  • Ciera Chang

    Yum! Totally need to try making them on my own!

    xoxo, CiCi
    http://www.worldwidestylista.com

    • It’s so easy and the end result is pretty fab :)

  • Yum! How easy and a great idea to do with my kiddos! Thanks!

    • Thanks for reading! I hope you guys enjoy making them!

  • These looks so delicious and easy! Definitely going to make them myself soon!

    • They really are! There’s just something about homemade cookies with ice cream!

  • Kim LaCoste

    This is right up my alley. I buy cookie-wiches JUST like these at Whole Foods, but these look so much more yummy!!!

    • Ooh those are really good! But I must say, nothing beats the homemade ones with ice cream! You should give these a try!

  • Ice cream sandwiches are pretty much my favorite dessert ever–but I’ve never made them at home! YOurs look so yummy!

    • Thanks, Rachel! They’re pretty tasty AND super easy to make! You should give it a try one of these days!

  • Renee

    Looks delicious! We used to make ice cream cookie sandwiches when I was a kid. Great reminder – will have to make them for the kiddos!

  • Moose tracks ice cream sandwiches is next level! Why have I never though too that!? Sounds delicious! Going to the store tomorrow, lol!

  • Courtney Buteau

    Looks so delicious! I LOVE homemade chocolate chip cookies and ice cream. It’s a no brainer to pair them together. I agree that adding the Moose Tracks really amps this sandwich up! :) #client

    • Thanks, Courtney! There’s just something about cookies and ice cream.. so incredibly good together!

  • Greta Hollar

    These look amazing! I need to make some this weekend!

    Greta | http://www.gretahollar.com

    • Thanks, Greta! They’re so much fun to make! What cookie/ice cream flavor combo are you thinking you’ll try?

  • My kids would seriously love these! I will have to give them a try one of these days;)

    • You should! They’re so easy to make and incredibly delish!

  • These look so yummy! I am all about ice cream sandwiches.

    xoxo, Jenny

  • Brianna Wronko

    Looks beyond amazing…here come the 2am munchies

    • Thanks, Brianna! I hope you’re able to whip some up yourself!

  • Looks like a great treat to eat in the summer! Or, if I’m being honest…anytime!!

    • Haha, totally agree! You just have to eat them faster in summer so they don’t melt on you :)

  • These look delicious and so simple! We are big fans of ice cream in our household!

    • They really are! You should give these a try! What’s the household favorite flavor?

  • Shannon Gauger

    Oh so good! My kids would love these! That ice cream looks so good. I have never heard of it. Is it just in Florida?

    • It’s in the south but I think slowly making it’s way up and across the country. Hopefully it’ll get to you soon! If not, you’ll have to make a note to plan a trip somewhere in the south so you can pick some up :)

  • Elizabeth Johnson

    This post is making this pregnant lady drool! haha Those look so yummy! I think ice cream sandwiches will be on the menu tonight!

    • Haha, thank you! Were you able to get your ice cream sandwich fix in?!

      • Elizabeth Johnson

        I actually haven’t. We were so consumed in the Olympics and by the time I would think of it it was close to midnight and I could barely keep my eyes open. I want to do it this weekend!

  • Rae

    Moose Tracks ice cream? That alone might be enough to persuade me to move to the south!

  • Oh my goodness, these look amazing! I will take three, please and thank you! ;-)

    • Thanks, Susannah! I wish I could share them through the computer. It’s so tempting to eat them all :)

  • Mm, ice cream sandwiches. I love homemade ones. =) I think my favorite ice cream flavor is cookie dough!

    • Ooh that’s a good one too! That’d pair pretty well with a lot of different cookie flavors!

  • Ooh those look delicious! I never would have thought about making my own but now I am going to!

    La Belle Sirene

    • Thank you! They’re so easy to make and are pretty tasty! Nothing beats homemade cookies with ice cream!

  • I love ice cream sandwiches so much!!! I need to try making this.

    http://xoxobella.com

    • Same! What cookie/flavor combo do you think you’ll make?

  • Amanda K

    I love ice cream sandwiches! Totally want to try this!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

    • They’re the best! I hope you’re able to make some soon, Amanda!

  • Looks yummy and easy to do!

  • Pack Your Baguios

    These look fantastic! Perfect for the summer heat.

    • Thank you! They really are. Next up is trying other cookie types out with the ice cream :)

  • These look so delicious! It is a perfect recipe for me. Being a mom of five kids, I always look for easy-to-make recipes… and now I’ve found a perfect one. Thanks!

  • Carmody

    That looks SO delicious!!! I wish you saved some for me!☹️ (But on the bright side, I probably would’ve eaten all of that yummy batter!) Love you!!

    • It was delicious! We’ll have to make some next time you come over :)