Honey Walnut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Honey Walnut Ice Cream Sandwiches

These wickedly-good frozen treats are perfect for young kids and the young-at-heart. Chewy, walnut cookies sandwich a thick layer of your favorite ice cream. This recipe is also delightfully easy to make.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1-3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 cups California walnut pieces, toasted
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
  • Ice cream

Directions

  1. Toasting Walnuts: In large, dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast walnuts, stirring occasionally, until lightly brown, about 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside and let cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together with a hand mixer, about 2 minutes. Add honey and egg, beat to incorporate.
  4. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir to combine. Mix in walnut pieces and chocolate chips.
  5. Evenly place 1 tbsp portions of cookie dough 2 inches apart on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Let cool.
  6. Place a scoop of ice cream on the bottom cookie, then gently top the ice cream with a second cookie. Repeat process with remaining cookies and ice cream. Serve immediately or wrap individually in plastic wrap and place in freezer for up to two weeks.