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Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

This easy cookies recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwiches some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!

 
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Serves: 12
The lemon zest in these cookies really set them apart. Sandwich ice cream in between two of them for a real treat!
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies
  • Sprinkles
  • Vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Zest lemon and squeeze juice into a bowl
  3. Combine the first 4 ingredients with the lemon zest and set aside
  4. In a separate bowl cream butter and sugar. Stir in egg and 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  5. Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time until dough forms
  6. Divide dough in half and roll each half into a 12″ log
  7. Cut each log into 12 equal 1″ pieces then roll each piece into a ball using your hands.
  8. Lightly roll each cookie ball through granulated sugar until coated
  9. Place each ball 1 1/2″ apart on an ungreased cookie sheet and lightly press the center of each with your thumb
  10. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes
  11. Allow cookies to cool completely
  12. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream onto the flat side of one cookie then top with another and squeeze together lightly
  13. Stand each sandwich on its side and roll through the sprinkles
  14. Place cookie sandwiches back in the freezer to set before serving.
 

I love these lemon cookies all by themselves too. The lemon juice and zest really set them apart from your average cookie.

Looking for easy desserts for spring? These Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches fit the bill. This easy cookie recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwich some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!

But if you want to make an ice cream sandwich out of them, you certainly won’t regret it. 😉

Looking for easy desserts for spring? These Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches fit the bill. This easy cookie recipe tastes amazing all on its own but sandwich some ice cream in between them to really make your taste buds sing!

Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Jenn
The lemon zest in these cookies really set them apart. Sandwich ice cream in between two of them for a real treat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Desserts
Servings 12
Calories 253 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Zest of 1 large lemon
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ Tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies
  • Sprinkles
  • Vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Zest lemon and squeeze juice into a bowl
  • Combine the first 4 ingredients with the lemon zest and set aside
  • In a separate bowl cream butter and sugar. Stir in egg and 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Add flour mixture 1/2 cup at a time until dough forms
  • Divide dough in half and roll each half into a 12" log
  • Cut each log into 12 equal 1" pieces then roll each piece into a ball using your hands.
  • Lightly roll each cookie ball through granulated sugar until coated
  • Place each ball 1 1/2" apart on an ungreased cookie sheet and lightly press the center of each with your thumb
  • Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes
  • Allow cookies to cool completely
  • Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream onto the flat side of one cookie then top with another and squeeze together lightly
  • Stand each sandwich on its side and roll through the sprinkles
  • Place cookie sandwiches back in the freezer to set before serving.
Keyword ice cream sandwich cookies, lemon cookies, lemon desserts
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 253 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 43mg14%
Sodium 145mg6%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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