PUMPKIN ICE-CREAM SANDWICHES

Posted on October 25, 2014
Hello Everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your weekend so far! This fall is flying by so fast, I can’t believe that November is only a week away now! It’s a beautiful fall day here today, and I wanted to share a fun little fall-inspired sweet treat with you! It involves two of my favorite things: cookies and ice-cream. You can never go wrong with those two put together! These Pumpkin Ice-cream Sandwiches are so easy to make and assemble, and would be a fun little festive treat for Halloween or pumpkin carving night!
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PUMPKIN ICE-CREAM SANDWICHES
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YOU WILL NEED
Sugar cookies (store bought or homemade)
Ice-cream of your choice
Fall/Halloween sprinkles
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DIRECTIONS
1. Begin with your cookies; you can either use store-bought sugar cookies, or make your own (find my favorite recipe HERE). I used my pumpkin cookie cutter to make these pumpkin shaped cookies, but you can make whatever shape cookies you want for your little sandwiches! Let the cookies cool completely.
2. Next, soften your ice-cream just a little bit, so it’s just slightly spreadable. (You could use pumpkin flavored ice-cream to go with the pumpkin theme here, but any other ice-cream will be just fine, of course!) Get two large pieces of wax paper or parchment paper and spread a thick layer of the softened ice-cream on top of one sheet, the cover it with the second sheet, fold over the edges and place it in the freezer for a couple of minutes, until hardened.
3. Take out the ice-cream again, carefully take off the top wax or parchment paper sheet and using the same cookie cutter you used for your sugar cookies, cut out shapes out of the ice-cream! Quickly place the ice-cream shapes on top of your cookies, then top with another cookie to make a sandwich, pressing down gently. If you want a little extra sweetness and decoration, coat the edges in fun Halloween/fall themed sprinkles!
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And for other cookie sandwiches, check out some of my other recipes!
Left: Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches with a Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filling (recipe HERE) Right: Homemade Ice-Cream Sandwiches (recipe HERE)
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Happy Baking, Everyone!
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21 Comments

  • Reply Catherine October 25, 2014 at 8:28 pm

    Those sandwiches looks beautiful. They are perfect for a holiday dessert. Catherine

    • Reply Maria October 26, 2014 at 7:14 pm

      Thanks, Catherine! They are so easy to make and perfect for when you need a quick treat! Hope you had a nice weekend! 🙂

  • Reply Eva October 26, 2014 at 11:58 am

    These are a really great idea and they look amazing!

    • Reply Maria October 26, 2014 at 7:15 pm

      Thanks so much!

  • Reply Lindsey Farr October 26, 2014 at 9:11 pm

    These are adorable! I love how you cut out the ice cream with the same cookie cutters! So smart!! These would be super delicious with pumpkin ice cream too!

    • Reply Maria October 27, 2014 at 6:57 am

      Thanks, Lindsey! Using a cookie cutter for the ice-cream too makes it so much easier (and looks neater!). Thanks for stopping by 🙂 Have a great week!

  • Reply Heather Kinnaird October 27, 2014 at 10:53 pm

    LOVE this idea – we’re still having warm weather – so they are the perfect halloween treat

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:13 am

      Thanks, Heather! Hope you have a fun Halloween! 🙂

  • Reply Shannon October 28, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    So smart to use the cookie cutter to cut the ice cream — what Lindsey ^^ said! 🙂 You could do so many fun combos with this idea! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:14 am

      Thanks so much, Shannon! I love using a cookie cutter to cut out the ice-cream, so much easier and makes your sandwiches look so much neater!! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  • Reply Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com} October 29, 2014 at 1:14 pm

    They look so perfect and delicious! Great idea for cutting the ice cream!

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:14 am

      Thanks so much, Rachel! It’s one of my favorite kitchen tricks! 🙂

  • Reply Nici @ Posed Perfection October 29, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    These are just adorable! I bet they are yummy too. Thanks for sharing at my Creative Ways Link Party!
    Blessings,
    Nici

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

      Thanks so much, Nici! 🙂

  • Reply Mandee Thomas October 29, 2014 at 10:05 pm

    Ooo, these look very yummy! Thanks for sharing 🙂

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

      Thanks so much, Mandee!

  • Reply Trish Martin October 30, 2014 at 1:31 am

    These looks so delicious and adorable.

    • Reply Maria October 30, 2014 at 10:15 am

      Thank you so much, Trish!

  • Reply Jocelyn November 1, 2014 at 2:16 am

    Ice cream sandwiches are the best! Especially when they’re as cute as these are! Love them! 🙂

  • Reply Miz Helen November 4, 2014 at 12:49 pm

    Your Ice Cream Sandwich looks fantastic! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  • Reply Julie Corbisiero November 7, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Your cookies look amazing and so good!

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