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Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Peanut butter cookies and your favorite ice cream combine for a tasty homemade treat of Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches.

All You MAY 2012

  • Yield: 12 ice cream sandwiches
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Bake: 15 Minutes
  • Freeze: 45 Minutes
  • Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.64


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups chocolate or strawberry ice cream, or a combination, softened


1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment.

2. Sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Using an electric mixer on medium speed, beat butter and sugar together until light, about 2 minutes. Add egg; mix well. Beat in peanut butter and vanilla. Beat flour mixture into butter mixture.

3. Roll dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; place 2 inches apart on sheets. Flatten with a fork in a crisscross design. Bake until golden, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool on sheets for 5 minutes; transfer to a rack to cool.

4. Place 1 scoop of ice cream on a cookie, top with another cookie and carefully press down. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze. Repeat with remaining cookies and ice cream. Freeze for 45 minutes; serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 410
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated fat: 10g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbohydrate: 42g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 53mg
  • Sodium: 101mg

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