Monday, July 11, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwiches

 This is more of an idea rather than a recipe.  I'm certainly not the first person to do this, but I made them recently and I'm absolutely amazed at how well received they were!
 I was having friends over and money was a little tight that week. I wanted to come up with a dessert, but I needed to use what I already had on hand. At first I thought I'd just whip up a batch of cookies and leave it at that, but then remembered I had a half gallon of ice cream in the freezer. Suddenly something yummy turned into something fun and AMAZING! I have to say, they were pretty awesome. Several days later, I mentioned them to my friend, White, and she said "You MADE the cookies?" Um, HELLO have you met me? Of course I made the cookies!!  That's what made them extra special!! Are you kidding? If I had the time and ingredients, I'd have made the ice cream too!  hehehehehe
 Anyway, so here's proof that you don't need to be a chef to come up with a yummy fabulous and fun dessert, especially on a hot summer day.
 Simply choose any favorite Cookies and pair them with any favorite Ice Cream and you're all set to go! You can make everything home made or just pick some up from the store on the way home. Either way, there won't be any left! Promise!!

If you're baking your own cookies, underbake them slightly so that they're soft and chewy when they cool. It's easier to squish a scoop of ice cream between them when they're not as crumbly.
Also, when you bake your cookies, use something to measure them so that they're all the same. A tbs measuring spoon or a small ice cream scoop works really well. Then roll the dough into balls before you put them onto the sheet. They'll bake into perfectly round cookies that are all the same size, perfect for sandwiches!

Special thanx to Davin Boshnack for making this photo possible!!


No comments: