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Peppermint-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 22 mins
Freeze time 4 hrs
Yield 10 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
For a quicker chocolate-mint "fix," fill sandwiches with softened low-fat mint-chocolate chip ice cream and omit crushed candies.

Ingredients

  • 1 pint vanilla low-fat, no-sugar-added ice cream, softened
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 20 chocolate wafers
  • 10 hard peppermint candies, crushed (about 1/4 cup)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 115
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • protein 2.0 g
  • carbohydrate 19.4 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 117 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Stir together ice cream and peppermint extract in a large bowl. Cover and freeze 30 minutes.

  2. Spread about 2 tablespoons ice cream mixture onto 1 chocolate wafer; top with another wafer. Place filled sandwich on a jelly roll pan lined with wax paper. Repeat procedure with remaining ice cream mixture and cookies. Cover and freeze 30 minutes. Roll edges in crushed peppermint candies; freeze 3 hours or until firm. Wrap each sandwich in heavy-duty plastic wrap, and place in a heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag, if desired, for longer storage.

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