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Peppermint-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

For a quicker chocolate-mint "fix," fill sandwiches with softened low-fat mint-chocolate chip ice cream and omit crushed candies.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
  • Prep time: 22 Minutes
  • Freeze: 4 Hours


  • 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)


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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 115
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 2.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 19.4g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 117mg
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Calcium: 51mg

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Peppermint-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe