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Holiday Ice Cream Sandwiches

Holiday Ice Cream Sandwiches

These very merry ice cream sandwiches are decorated just for the holidays.


  • 1 roll (16.5 ounces) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies
  • 1/4 cup red or green decorator sugar crystals or clear edible glitter
  • 2 1/4 cups any flavor ice cream, slightly softened
  • 1/2 cup miniature red and green candy-coated chocolate candies or any candy sprinkles, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Shape cookie dough into 24 balls; roll in sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls 3 inches apart.
  3. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.
  4. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
  5. Cool completely, about 15 minutes.
  6. Cut nine 12 x 9-inch sheets of plastic wrap or waxed paper.
  7. In small shallow bowl, place chocolate candies.
  8. *For each sandwich, spoon about 1/4 cup ice cream onto bottom of 1 cookie. Top with second cookie, bottom side down; press together gently. Roll outer edge of ice cream in chocolate candies. Quickly wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap.
  9. Freeze for about 3 hours or until firm. For longer storage, place wrapped sandwiches in resealable freezer plastic bag.
  10. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 1 Hr
Total Time: 4 Hr 10 Min
Makes: 12 sandwiches

For party presentation, stack ice cream sandwiches pyramid-style on a cake stand.

For dinner party dessert presentation, place each sandwich cookie on a silver, gold or holiday-motif doily on individual dessert plates.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft)

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Sandwich) Calories 340 (Calories from Fat 140), Total Fat 16g (Saturated Fat 7g, Trans Fat 2g), Cholesterol 25mg; Sodium 190mg; Total Carbohydrate 46g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 31g), Protein 3g

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 3

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Pillsbury.


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