Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up next week, I wanted to throw together a yummy dessert that would be appropriate for the holiday! I didn’t want go too over-the-top with green-colored ingredients, so mint ice cream seemed like the perfect answer!

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Mint chocolate ice cream smashed between two sugar cookies make the perfect sweet sandwich.

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

The recipe is below – enjoy! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

This recipe can easily be doubled

Yield: 6 sandwiches

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 9 minutes

Total Time: freeze: 1 to 4 hours

Ingredients:

  • 1 (16.5-ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 (1.5 quart) container mint chocolate chip ice cream

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Place cookie dough and flour in a large bowl; knead until combined. Roll out half of dough on a lightly floured surface into a 14- x 10-inch rectangle. With a fluted pastry wheel or pizza cutter, cut into 3- x 2-inch squares. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Lightly press with a fork and gently brush with half of the milk. Sprinkle evenly with half of the sugar; repeat with remaining dough, milk and sugar.

3. Bake cookies 7 to 9 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Let cook 1 minute; gently transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

4. Place half the ice cream on a cutting board and using a knife, slice into 3- x 3-inch squares. Arrange on a chilled baking sheet. Cover and chill 1 hour or until firm. Place each ice cream slice between 2 cookies and press down. Wrap each ice cream sandwich in plastic wrap and freeze for 4 hours or serve immediately.

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches