15 Ice Cream Sandwich Hacks: Easy Ways to Make 'Em Homemade


It’s National Ice Cream Sandwich day Friday August 2, 2013, so we’re kicking off the fun with 15 incredible recipes that make homemade ice cream sammy’s as easy as they are scrumptious! Forget all those Martha-esque instructions for delicate homemade cookies made with tools you’ll never use again. Did you know you can hack homemade ice cream sammy’s with graham cracker, pretzels, even cinnamon buns?! Here are our 15 fabulous ways to make homemade ice cream sandwiches the simple way!

  • Celebrate Ice Cream Sandwich Day!! 1 of 16

    Homemade ice cream sandwiches don't have to be a finicky affair! These 15 fun hacks show you how to make delicious ice cream sandwiches in minutes...using stuff you probably already have in the pantry!

  • Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich 2 of 16

    Slather vanilla ice cream between two brownies for the ultimate twist on an old favorite!

    Get the recipe for Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

  • Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwiches 3 of 16

    When cut in half, store-bought slice and bake cinnamon rolls make an easy and delicious ice cream sandwich!

    Get the recipe for Cinnamon Roll Ice Cream Sandwiches

  • Best Ever Ice Cream Sandwich 4 of 16

    It doesn't get much easier than using Nilla wafers to make homemade, delicious ice cream sandwiches!

    Get the recipe for Best Ever Ice Cream Sandwich

  • Macaroon Ice Cream Sandwiches 5 of 16

    Not only are these ice cream sammies easy to make, but they are the perfect bright and colorful party dessert!

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  • Real Ice Cream Sandwiches 6 of 16

    These ice cream sandwiches look like real sandwiches- just freeze the pound cake first for easy slicing! 

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  • Grahamwiches 7 of 16

    Make homemade ice cream sandwiches in a snap with graham crackers!

    Get the recipe from ELIZABETH LOU & COMPANY

  • Skinny Strawberry Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches 8 of 16

    Use leftover waffles from breakfast to make a fast and delicious frozen treat!

    Get the recipe from BAKEAHOLIC MAMA

  • Cannoli Gelato Sandwiches 9 of 16

    Give your ice cream sandwiches some international flair with Italian pizzelle cookies! 

    Get the recipe from BETTERRECIPES

  • From Scratch Easy Ice Cream Sandwiches 10 of 16

    Heavy cream and condensed milk create a fluffy filling for a tea biscuit 

    Get the recipe from FROM SCRATCH TO PLATE

  • Pretzel Nutella Ice Cream Sandwich Bites 11 of 16

    Use pretzels instead of cookies for your ice cream sandwich to get your sweet and salty fix!

    Get the recipe from TASTYKITCHEN

  • Oreo Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches On A Stick 12 of 16

    Stuff Oreo cookies with peanut butter cup ice cream for an irresistible treat!

    Get the recipe from BAKERS ROYALE

  • Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookie Sandwiches 13 of 16

    Don't turn on your hot oven in the summer- just use the waffle iron for perfect homemade cookies!

    Get the recipe from SCRAMBLED HENFRUIT

  • Pecan Sandies Ice Cream Sandwiches 14 of 16

    Pecan Sandies give your frozen treat a nutty and buttery finish that's truly delightful!

    Get the recipe from PICTURE-PERFECT MEALS

  • Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough-Nut Ice Cream Sandwiches 15 of 16

    Grab some mini doughnuts and stuff with ice cream for an easy and delicious treat! 

    Get the recipe from CREME DE LA CRUMB

  • Pumpkin And Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches 16 of 16

    Gingersnap cookies give your ice cream sandwiches a sweet and spicy twist! 

    Get the recipe from CHOCOLATE SHAVINGS

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