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

These Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches are the ultimate summer treat!
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 large ice cream sandwiches
Author: Ginnie

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 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M's + more for decorating
  • 4 cups chocolate ice cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix butter and sugars until light and fluffy, a couple minutes (I used a stand mixer).
  • Blend peanut butter into mixture.
  • Add vanilla and eggs; mix until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add flour to peanut butter mixture and mix well.
  • Mix M&M's into dough by hand.
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  • To form cookies, scoop 1/3 cup dough and roll it into a ball.
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  • Place dough on cookie sheet and flatten (they should be somewhere between 1/4 to 1/2-inch thick).
  • Bake cookies for about 12 minutes or until golden brown on bottom.
  • 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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  • Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool completely before proceeding.
  • Cover bottom side of cookie with 1/3 cup ice cream.
  • Top with another cookie.
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  • Repeat with remaining cookies, then freeze ice cream sandwiches until solid, about 2 hours.
  • 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.
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