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Lemon Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

The lemon zest in these cookies really set them apart. Sandwich ice cream in between two of them for a real treat!
Course Desserts
Keyword ice cream sandwich cookies, lemon cookies, lemon desserts
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 253kcal
Author Jenn


  • 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


  • 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.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 145mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g