If you love classic Chipwiches, then you’ll love this s’mores twist with Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches.
Today is a day of celebration because it is my birthday. Happy birthday to me! I’m not the type to have big birthday celebrations. Growing up, my birthdays usually flopped, ranging from nobody showing up to my skating party to family being sick to just not being very good days. However, the one thing that is a must is a decadent dessert. Instead of cake this year, I made Toasted Marshmallow Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, a few of my favorite things rolled into one dessert. Chocolate chip cookies, toasted marshmallows, and ice cream. Looks like today is going to be a great day.
A few weeks ago, I went down to DC, and it was a bit on the warm side. Ice cream trucks lined the streets, bribing everyone with childhood treats, including those chocolate chip cookie sandwiches. You know, vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies then rolled in chocolate chips. However, I couldn’t justify spending $4 on one, so I put it out of my mind.
But I couldn’t stop thinking about it. Why don’t I make my own? However, I didn’t want to blog the traditional chipwich. No, I wanted to put a moosey twist on it, and then I started thinking about toasted marshmallows (well, I’m always thinking about toasted marshmallows). I’ve melted toasted marshmallows into hot cocoa, why don’t I melt them into ice cream?
I broiled the marshmallows then melted them into a basic ice cream custard base. I was debating on adding chocolate and graham crackers to make it smores ice cream, but since the sandwiches were going to be rolled into chocolate, I decided not to (but it’s on my list for this summer – don’t you worry!)
The hardest part was getting the chocolate chips to stick. I tried rolling but then gave up and just started sticking them by hand into the ice cream. The cookie sandwiches do get a bit messy assembling, but it isn’t ice cream without a bit of a mess.
So here’s to another year of being alive, another year of discovering life’s answers, another year taking risks and having fun (and another year of consuming calories).
Source: Ice cream base adapted from The Perfect Scoop
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