Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe ... a yummy red, white, and blue dessert that's perfect for summer! Homemade ice cream sandwiches are made from giant peanut butter cookies filled with M&M's and surrounding rich chocolate ice cream. These DIY ice cream sandwiches are perfect for any summer party! | Hello Little Home
Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches
Prep Time
2 hrs 30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 45 mins
 
These Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches are the ultimate summer treat!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 large ice cream sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M's + more for decorating
  • 4 cups chocolate ice cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix butter and sugars until light and fluffy, a couple minutes (I used a stand mixer).
  3. Blend peanut butter into mixture.
  4. Add vanilla and eggs; mix until well combined.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  6. Add flour to peanut butter mixture and mix well.
  7. Mix M&M's® into dough by hand.
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  8. To form cookies, scoop 1/3 cup dough and roll it into a ball.
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  9. Place dough on cookie sheet and flatten (they should be somewhere between 1/4 to 1/2-inch thick).
  10. Bake cookies for about 12 minutes or until golden brown on bottom.
  11. Remove cookies from oven, then let cool on pan for 5 minutes. (If desired, decorate cookies with additional M&M's® as soon as you remove cookies from oven.)
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  12. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool completely before proceeding.
  13. Cover bottom side of cookie with 1/3 cup ice cream.
  14. Top with another cookie.
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  15. Repeat with remaining cookies, then freeze ice cream sandwiches until solid, about 2 hours.
  16. Once frozen, serve ice cream sandwiches immediately or wrap in plastic wrap or parchment paper to save for later. Enjoy!
Notes

To make smaller ice cream sandwiches, use 1/4 cup dough for cookies.