Monday, March 3, 2008

Get the Scoop…

… on these homemade ice cream sandwiches. I scored these cute ice cream sandwich molds on clearance at Williams-Sonoma after Christmas and finally got around to using them. They were so easy and lots of fun for kids. (That includes me, too!) And the fact that they had been $14.99 and I got them for $3.99, made them taste all the sweeter.

Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Here’s what you do:

  • Bake a brownie recipe enough for a 12 X 18 jelly roll pan*
  • Cool
  • Use the forms to cut out your shapes.
  • Place one brownie shape in the bottom of the capped form
  • Add a scoop of your favorite ice cream
  • Place the other brownie shape on top
  • Press together using the part of the form with the handle to make perfectly shaped ice cream sandwiches
  • Enjoy

Sorry, I didn’t get great pics of these, they were a little messy and we were too busy eating them. Next time, I’ll cut out all of the shapes in advance and then make sandwiches as needed.

Also, I don’t think it’s available anymore at Williams-Sonoma, but here are some other choices:
Triangle-Shape Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
Heart & Star Ice Cream Sandwich Maker
Farmyard Animals Ice Cream Sandwich Maker

* If you don’t have a 12 X 18 recipe, use a 13 X 9 recipe and double it.

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Cherry Blossoms said...

I just have to let you know I LOVE your blog! I LOVE cooking & SWEETS and seeing all your wonderful ideas! You are just so creative! Keep up the GREAT work!
K. Smith
http://www.CherryBlossomsDesign.Etsy.com

March 3, 2008 12:23 AM
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Jessy and her dog Winnie said...

Those ice cream sandwich molds are so cute!

March 3, 2008 12:41 AM
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Laloo said...

I bought these last year for my husband’s birthday and we’ve yet to use them – thanks for the reminder/inspiration! L-O-V-E your blog – am inspired to go take a decorating class to hone my skills!

March 3, 2008 02:08 AM
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Alia said...

These look so yummy! I am trying to step my baking game up, so I will be trying these this weekend! Thanks:) and I agree with everyone else…lovely blog, and great work on the baking!

March 3, 2008 02:49 AM
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texasdarlings said...

I bought these last summer & they are sooooo easy & fun to make! My kids love them. Especially when you make them with brownies & mint chocolate chip ice cream. Another good one is chocolate chip cookies and strawberry ice cream! There are so many good combos!!
I adore your blog- please keep showing us your amazing creations!

March 3, 2008 03:47 AM
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maichelle said...

those ice cream sandwiches look DIVINE!

March 3, 2008 08:20 AM
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Nicole said...

Those are adorable and they make ice cream sandwiches look all neat and tidy.

March 3, 2008 02:10 PM
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Julia said...

As usual, very, very cute idea! I’ll have to eat these to celebrate Desmond and Penny’s reunion.

March 3, 2008 04:01 PM
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michelle @ thursday night smackdown. said...

super duper cute. my ice cream sandwiches never come out looking that nice! and getting a bargain makes the whole thing even better.

March 3, 2008 07:12 PM
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BB said...

Thanks for ur amazing and EASY recipes, I would like to ask u how can I cook the brownies? I need the recipes

March 3, 2008 07:44 PM
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Tina said...

I have seen these and thought they’d be great to try out and fun to serve and at that price, why not! Sounds like an easy process. I might have to try it with my homemmade peanut butter cup ice cream and brownies. Yum, great site!

March 3, 2008 08:00 PM
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Ryley said...

Those are so super cute!!

Man.. you always have the best ideas!

Love it!!!!!!!!!!

March 3, 2008 08:51 PM
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Bakerella said...

Cherry Blossoms – thanks for saying so.

Jessy and her dog Winnie – I know, were so cute in the store, I couldn’t resist.

Laloo – You should use yours. After you bake your brownies, I’d construct as you want to eat them, because I made them all at one time and they got a little messy, not to mention it was a little too much to eat. Just got over excited because they were so cute.

Alia – good luck

texasdarlings – those combos sound yummy. thanks!

maichelle – thanks!

Nicole – and more fun, too!

Julia – Don’t get me started, I can’t wait until Thursday!

michelle @ thursday night smackdown – I know, I couldn’t resist the price.

BB – I found a recipe on the web. Just use any recipe for brownies as long as it is for a 12 X 18. You can even use two box mixes. Here’s the one I used, but I’m sure there are even better ones.

http://www.recipezaar.com/170175

Tina – I’m coming over when you do. Love pb and ice cream!:)

Ryley – Thanks!!!!!!!!

March 4, 2008 01:19 AM
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JEP said...

Adorable…both kids & adults would love these…great party idea!

March 4, 2008 01:25 AM
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Brilynn said...

Clearance prices make everything better! I’ve looked at these molds numerous times but never bought them…

March 4, 2008 01:35 AM
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Anonymous said...

My girlfriend (who is a photographer) forwarded me your blog. You have some wonderful posts, and as amazing as your baking is your presentation, photography and layout. Do you have a creative background?

Love it!

March 4, 2008 02:26 AM
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Hillary said...

Delicious!! Brownies and ice cream are a blessed combination!

March 4, 2008 12:14 PM
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Chuck said...

Love the ice cream sandwiches, what a great idea for a kids birthday party.

Thank you so much!

March 4, 2008 06:03 PM
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Christina said...

I was fortunate to stumble across your blog and I just have to tell you that i absolutely love it. I love your creative spin on some of my favorite things. I’ve been inspired by your ideas and I’ll be trying them in the future!

March 4, 2008 09:13 PM
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Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

How fun! They look so cute!

March 5, 2008 01:50 AM
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Bakerella said...

Thanks JEP!

Brilynn – I know, I looked at them when they were full price, so it was a no-brainer when I saw them on clearance.

Anonymous – thanks, and I do a creative background.

Hillary – seriously, you are right on!

Chuck – you’re welcome.

Christina – I hope you do.

Whatever Dee-Dee wants – thank you!

March 5, 2008 02:43 AM
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Anonymous said...

Hi bakerella…I love your yummy blog! It seems you are too sweet! And these ice cream sandwich’s, who would have thought they’d look so cute when looking at the molds? I’d love to send you a jpeg of a very cute cupcake…how do I do that? Give me a heads up…thanks, Diane Vaughn

March 5, 2008 04:08 AM
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Suzanne Cummard said...

WOW! First time on your blog… YOU ARE VERY INSPIRING!

My sister & I are throwing a boutique for our website.. (http://www.shesgotitall.net) and our theme is kinda CUPCAKES! We will be using some of your creative ideas. We are planning on doing A cupcake theme “project idea” on our site in MAY & we’ll have to link people to your FUN BLOG!!
THANKS for being inspiring!

March 5, 2008 07:42 PM
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megan said...

how cute-i wish i had seen them.

March 5, 2008 08:33 PM
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Cakespy said...

I totally should have bought these when I saw them–we had all of these Registry gift certificates to Williams-Sonoma and BAD Mr. Cakespy made me buy cutlery instead of these ice cream sandwich makers (evil man!). I mean, come on…little piggies!? Thanks for the how-to as well! :-)

March 5, 2008 11:35 PM
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Bakerella said...

Diane – you can send it to bakerella AT earthlink.net

suzanne – that sounds like fun!

megan – I would have had to fight your for them. JJ

cakespy – I know… super cute, right! If I had certificates there, I would go crazy with indecision. Great store.

March 6, 2008 04:45 AM
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Robyn said...

Darling! What great ideas you have on here! LOVE IT!
Hugs,
Robyn

March 6, 2008 07:15 AM
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The Tibbs World said...

My mouth is always watering after I read your blog. YUM!

March 6, 2008 02:36 PM
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VeggieGirl said...

I absolute ADORE those ice cream sandwich molds – too cute!!

March 7, 2008 01:19 AM
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Bakerella said...

robyn and the tibbs world – thanks!

veggiegirl – Cute and easy too!

March 8, 2008 04:58 AM
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Zara said...

I have seen these selling here somewhere, you’re right, they are great entertainment for kids! Will rethink buying them for my kids ;-)

March 18, 2008 05:47 PM
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Bakerella said...

Zara – kids and adults alike. I have to admit. I really enjoyed making these.

March 19, 2008 03:25 AM
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loveliestbakery said...

Hi, sorry, didn’t know the photos were yours. I got them from another friend’s blog who allowed me to use the photos. :[ Sorry! But would credit you soon, if you don’t mind me to use your photos cos i haven’t taken photos of my own cupcake lollies batch.
Once again, sorry!

March 24, 2008 11:36 AM
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KJ said...

Great ideas! Love your blog … can’t wait to see what you find next to share!!

March 24, 2008 03:19 PM
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Bakerella said...

Hi loveliest bakery – can you leave me a link, I’m not sure what you are talking about.

kj – Me too!

March 25, 2008 02:55 AM
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Wendy said...

Saw you on the Martha Stewart Show today and decided to check out your blog. It’s terrific! I love it! You definately need to go into business especially now with the exposure on the show. Keep up the great work!

April 3, 2008 02:19 PM
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Monica said...

Bakerella, I love your photography of your treats. Do you take them yourself? If so, what’s the secret on making them look so professional?

April 4, 2008 06:22 PM
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Bakerella said...

Wendy – thanks so much. I’m glad you caught the show.

Monica – I do take the pics myself. I have a Canon Rebel xti and i use a 50 mm fixed lens for most of the shots.

April 9, 2008 02:50 AM
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OLGUIS said...

you are great.
Its Amazing and Beautiful your blog.
Regards
olga

June 8, 2008 03:02 PM
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Bakerella said...

Thank you Olga!

June 9, 2008 12:20 AM
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Nevadanne said...

You are an inspiration! I’ve made the red velvet cake balls and they were a hit! Found some of the ice cream sandwich molds today at Marshalls. There were only 3 of them (heart, star, and some random kind of shape)for $7.99 but I thought it would be something good to do with the grandkids this summer. Thanks for all the fun!

June 10, 2008 04:38 AM
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Bakerella said...

For sure. They’ll love it.

June 12, 2008 04:02 AM
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Ana said...

where do u get your ideas and where do u find the time…i love the pictures u take…wow keep up the great work…love it! i thought u went to some culinary school or something…but reading your blog…u just took a cake decorating class…i’m in awe ;]

September 25, 2008 02:52 AM
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Bakerella said...

Ana – Thanks for the compliments!

September 25, 2008 04:28 AM
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Maggie said...

brownies +icecream= LOVE <3

March 29, 2010 05:42 PM
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Kate Brynes said...

Delish!

August 31, 2010 03:18 AM
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said said...

Those look Great… No end to it

August 31, 2010 03:20 AM
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Recillia said...

love this recipe \(^____^)/

September 2, 2010 06:03 AM
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ava d. said...

i heart ice cream sandwiches

February 27, 2011 04:12 PM
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Nikkii said...

If you make these ahead of time how long can you store them in the freezer?

July 3, 2011 06:21 PM
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Elyse said...

these are really cute……I have the farm animals but i never had any inspiration for them. I think this is a great idea, using brownies instead of cookies! Now i just need some ice cream…….

October 15, 2011 04:31 PM
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cupcake obbsesed said...

wow now that goodness right there looks like a great summer confection to try

November 19, 2011 11:24 PM
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grace said...

Awesome! You rock, Bakerella!! ;)

March 20, 2012 10:22 PM
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Jacked said...

Love it…you guys are amazing..every page seems to get better and better!

April 12, 2012 10:15 PM
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DM said...

I love ice cream sandwiches, and I don’t know what could be better then homemade sandwiches.

May 20, 2012 08:08 AM
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September 7, 2012 02:33 AM
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Grace said...

How do I make the pink stuff between the two fluffy brownie things. By the way I’m young, so yeah.

January 20, 2014 05:17 PM
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