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5 amazing ice cream sandwiches to try on National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

by Alessandra Bulow / / Source: TODAY

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Yes, yes, we've all been screaming for ice cream this summer, but what's even better than a bowl of ice cream is sandwiching it between cookies, Rice Krispies treats, brownies, funnel cake and more! Here are 5 amazing ice cream sandwiches to celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.

Chocolate chip mint ice cream cookie sandwiches
Chocolate chip mint ice cream cookie sandwiches. Extreme shallow depth of field with selective on cookies.Shutterstock

Chocolate-Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches

Whip up a batch of these easy no-brainer ice cream sandwiches in only 5 minutes thanks to store-bought ice cream and chocolate chip cookies. For homemade cookies, we especially love Callie Anne Buck's Chocolate Chip Cookies and Tina Rexing's Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies as a base for our ice cream sandwiches. Mix and match the cookies with your favorite ice cream flavors for unlimited possibilities.

Funnel Cake Ice Cream Sandwich

Don't fret if you don't make it to the county fair because with this recipe, it's coming to you. Everyone's going to love this sweet summer ice cream sandwich that features funnel cake for the "bread."

Rice Krispies Treat Ice Cream Sandwiches
Rice Krispies Treat Ice Cream SandwichesGrace Parisi

Cookies & Cream Rice Krispies Treat Ice Cream Sandwiches

The ingenious thing about this recipe (besides it being a mash–up of two childhood favorites) is that the Rice Krispies treats mimic the texture of waffle cones.

Almond Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies
Gesine Bullock-Prado

Almond Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

Five ingredients are all you need to make these refreshing treats. Using frothy egg whites in the cookie batter makes them especially light and pillowy. They're the perfect "buns" for premium quality ice cream.

Sicilian Ice Cream Sandwich
Traditional Sicily BriochesShutterstock

Sicilian Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwich

Believe it or not, ice cream sandwiches are a typical breakfast food in Sicily. Instead of cookies, a brioche bun is the vehicle for creamy gelato in the flavor of your choice. Donatella Arpaia finishes these pistachio gelato sandwiches with a sprinkle of chopped nuts and a pinch of powdered sugar.

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