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Strawberry-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

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  • Servings: 6
Strawberry-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: Everyday Food, May 2006

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, (spooned and leveled)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 pint strawberry ice cream, slightly softened

Directions

  1. Make cookies: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt; set aside.

  2. With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light. Add egg and vanilla; beat until incorporated. Reduce speed to low, and gradually mix in flour mixture (dough will be soft). Mix in chocolate chips by hand.

  3. Drop mounds of dough (each equal to 2 level tablespoons) onto baking sheets, spacing as far apart as possible. With fingers, make mounds as round as possible (you should have 14 to 15).

  4. Bake, switching baking sheets from top to bottom halfway through, until edges of cookies are firm but not hard, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool 1 minute on baking sheets; transfer cookies to racks to cool completely.

  5. Assemble sandwiches: Scoop 1/3 cup ice cream onto flat side of each of 6 cookies. Top each with another cookie, and press gently to form a sandwich (you have extra cookies, in case of breakage).

  6. Freeze sandwiches until firm, at least 1 to 2 hours, before serving (or up to a week, wrapped individually in plastic wrap).

Reviews (6)

  • PearlsAndSpice 16 Aug, 2008

    it helps if you press them down a bit before they bake, mine came out flat. I also made mine smaller (i got 24 cookies from this recipe - used a regular sized kitchen spoon for the measuring).

  • fromtheblock 8 Aug, 2008

    Mine came out chunky. How do I make them flat?

  • fromtheblock 8 Aug, 2008

    Did yours turn out thin? Mine came out chunky. Sorry if this post is a duplicate. For some reason, my last post disappeared.

  • fromtheblock 8 Aug, 2008

    How do I get the cookies to be flat? My turned out thick.

  • LoloMarie 5 Aug, 2008

    I think I might try the cookies only without the chips to reduce calories. I was looking for a good chocolate cokie recipe and this looks great. I can always use lowfat icecream too, like mint chocolate chip!

  • etawalker 14 Nov, 2007

    This recipe is a family favorite.

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