The ice cream sandwich never totally disappeared from the ice cream and dessert scene. Vanilla ice cream between a chocolate cakey wafer is a classic American childhood summer treat.
It was good, but not that exciting. We grew up and the novelty wore off. But the ice cream sandwich has changed. There has been a lot of innovation since we were kids.
A few months ago, I tried Stop & Shop‘s Limoncello Ice Cream Sandwiches and became rather obsessed with them. They are so good! But they are around for a limited time only. Sadly, I couldn’t find them the last time that I looked.
Ciao Bella makes Gelato Squares in flavors like Key Lime Graham and Sea Salt Caramel. The ice cream sandwich has grown up and matured. A cold, creamy treat for those of us who have not seen our teen years in a while. Actually, some teens and younger might like these too.
Pictured above is S’mores. Which I ate right after photographing. Because it was melting. I couldn’t be wasteful could I?! 😋
I also bought the Cookies ‘n Cream, but haven’t tried them yet. Looking forward to it! July is National Ice Cream Month and we are now in the heart of summer. I’m looking forward to trying out more variations of the ice cream sandwich. It’s in the food blogger job description — that I just made up!
Today is also National Ice Cream Day, so you can get going on your summer ice cream consumption too!