Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking Updated

Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwiches are two chocolate chip cookies with cold ice cream in the center. A perfect treat for summer.

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As summer creeps up on us, we tend to be purchasing or making ice cream more often in our household. Of course, one of our favorite things to eat during the summer months are these gluten free ice cream sandwiches.

These chocolate chip sandwiches are SO good. It’s a great way to mix a little homemade with store bought. My son loves to help me with these as well, as we sneak a few cookies along the way. I use my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe to make the cookies, but I use the muffin top pan for these. This pan makes for thick cookies and they are perfectly shaped for evenly-sized sandwich cookies.

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I usually never have to worry about them rising and spilling over with this pan; it’s perfection, at least in the ice cream sandwich world.

Once the cookies are done, they need to fully cool. It takes some quick working to get the ice cream on the cookies without it melting too much, so it’s imperative to cool the cookies first.

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While I’m waiting on the cookies to cool, I like to prepare ten sheets of foil to wrap the cookies in so that I can easily wrap them and place them in the freezer. This is the part of the job that I let my son do. He loves it, although sometimes he gets a little distracted from the lure of the ice cream.

Once the cookies are fully cooled, you will want to use softened ice cream, and then place a nice helping of it on one cookie and top with the other cookie. I can typically get 10 sandwiches out of one batch of my cookie mix, that’s about 20 cookies.

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Next up, we let them harden for a bit in the freezer before serving, I let them soften up just a smidge. We love serving these at parties during the summer or when special friends or family come over. There really is nothing much better than a homemade ice cream cookie sandwich!

Next time I might try them with homemade peanut butter ice cream. What flavors would you try with these?

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Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

    10 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour, Or all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Butter, Softened
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar, Packed
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Muffin Top Pan
  • Aluminum Foil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, folding in the chocolate chips.
  3. Spray a muffin top pan with non-stick cooking spray, fill each muffin top mold with cookie dough. This typically will make 20 muffin top sized cookies.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove cookies and move to wire rack to cool.
  5. Once cookies are fully cooled, slather on the ice cream onto the bottom of one cookie, and then top with another.
  6. Wrap them up in foil and place in the freezer until you are ready to serve.

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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 10 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 235
Calories 551

% Daily Value*
45%
Total Fat 29g
87%
  Saturated Fat 17g
15%
Sodium 368mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate 67g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 50g
11%
Protein 5g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.