Five Delicious Ways to Eat Ice Cream

Written by Liz –

Ice cream is my favorite summertime dessert, and lately I’ve been trying many different ways of making it. Here I give you five delicious ways to eat ice cream from our kitchens. Have National Ice Cream Day!

Mini Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches with Fresh Mint Ice Cream recipe

1. Mini Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches with Fresh Mint Ice Cream

Vanilla ice cream blended with fresh mint and sandwiched between two chocolate mini brownie bites shown above…who can resist?

Ingredients for 20 sandwiches:


STIR together ice cream and mint in large bowl; freeze for 1 hour or until almost firm.

TO ASSEMBLE: Sandwich 1 tablespoon prepared ice cream between 2 brownie bites; serve immediately.

NOTE: If ice cream is frozen for longer than 1 hour, let soften slightly before assembling sandwiches. Prepared sandwiches can be wrapped tightly and stored frozen for up to one week.

Ice Cream Cookie Cup Delights recipe

2. Ice Cream Cookie Cup Delights

These ice cream cookie cup delights are the perfect combination of ice cream and cookies, sure to satisy any dessert craving. A chocolate chip cookie cup, covered with rich fudge sauce and nuts, is filled with your choice of ice cream and decorated with Toppers. This is one dessert that is sure to impress!

Backyard Fun Chocolate Chip Ice Cream recipe

3. Backyard Fun Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Science never tasted so good. An outdoor experiment kids will love, this homemade ice cream shown above is sure to be a summertime favorite.

Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwiches recipe

4. Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwiches

With large, soft, chewy cookie sides, each full of delicious premium toppings ranging from macadamia nuts to peanut butter cups, this fun-to-eat treat is the “ultimate” indulgence for kids and adults alike. It’s perfect for enjoying summer fun in the sun.

Tamarillo & Fruit Ice Creams recipe

5. Tamarillo & Fruit Ice Creams

The marriage of succulent tropical fruit with creamy ice cream is a dessert match made in heaven! Whether you choose tamarillo, passion fruit, mango, coconut, or Andean blackberries to flavor your ice cream, you will be delighted with the results, shown above. If you are not familiar with tamarillo (or tree tomato), be sure to try it in this recipe. As a native fruit, it makes a truly authentic Bolivian dessert. And its sweet-tart flavor is especially refreshing. You can find a wide variety of frozen fruit pulps, including tamarillo, at Latin American grocery stores.

Related ice cream recipes:

Black Bottom Mocha Ice Cream Pie recipe
Black Bottom Mocha Ice Cream Pie
Ice Cream & Candy Bar Pie recipe
Ice Cream & Candy Bar Pie


  1. Posted July 18, 2011 at 5:09 am | Permalink | Reply

    # 1 and 2 are great! Thanks for sharing these ideas. I’ve heard that some food business in SF makes French macarons with ice cream center. Pretty original way to eat ice cream too…

  2. Posted July 25, 2011 at 5:41 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Those ice cream cookie cups are too cute! My little ones would love those. These are a must try.

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