Ice Cream Cookie Bites

This Ice Cream Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites recipe is bite sized dessert! Wrap chocolate chip cookies around a scoop of ice cream and dip it in chocolate.

Ice Cream Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie BitesSome summer days just call for a special treat like these ice cream filled chocolate chip cookie bites! Even though it is called summer vacation, it isn’t always a picnic.

Yesterday morning my friend text me to see if we wanted to meet them at the lake. Since summer has returned for one last hurrah and the temperature was going to hit 90 degrees with high humidity, we said sure! And that is where the problems began. My kid’s goggles were broken, we didn’t have enough bread to make sandwiches for all of us for a picnic lunch, I lost my swimsuit bottoms and so on. We finally got out the door and by this time I had a headache. Although it could’ve been from the crazy morning, I was pretty sure that the headache was caused from my contact being on the opposite eyes. That meant we had to stop by Target to pick up lunch, swimsuit bottoms and contact solution.

Once we were on our way to the lake, I remembered that the main road we needed to take was under construction and we had to take a detour. Eventually we arrived at the lake, my kids jumped out and went to look for our friends. They couldn’t find them so we called and they said they were sitting by the concession stand. We still couldn’t find them so we called again and suddenly it dawned on me that we might be at different lakes. Remember, we live in Minnesota the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”. So, I asked which lake they were at and sure enough I has misread the text message and went to the wrong lake. By that time, it was too late to do anything about it so we stayed put. Our friends spent their day at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park while we spent ours at Lake Minnetonka Regional Park!

Ice Cream ScoopsTo make these Ice Cream Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites, start by making scoops of ice cream and putting them in the freezer to harden. Depending on the freezer, they will need at least 1 hour to harden.

Add Ice Cream ScoopWhile the ice cream scoops are in the freezer, make a batch of chocolate chip cookies. I saved myself some time by using Pillsbury refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough. Allow the cookies to cool and then flatten with a rolling pin. Put one of the ice cream scoops in the center of the flattened cookie. Mine started to melt while I was busy trying to take pictures of it.

Make Cookie BundleWorking quickly, wrap the cookie around the ice cream scoop and press it into a ball.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream BallsPut the ice cream filled chocolate chip cookie balls back in the freezer to harden for 1-2 hours.

Dip Ice Cream Cookie Balls In ChocolateRemove the ice cream filled chocolate chip cookie balls from the freezer and quickly dip them in melted chocolate. I used chocolate Candiquik.

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream BallsReturn them to the freezer to harden and leave them there until ready to serve.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream BallsOn those days when life isn’t a walk in the park, grab an Ice Cream Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bite and think, “Ahhhhlife is good!”

Ice Cream Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bites
 
Ingredients
  • 12 Ice Cream Scoops (I used vanilla.)
  • 12 Fresh Chocolate Chip Cookies (I used refrigerated dough.)
  • Chocolate Candy Coating (such as CandiQuik)
Instructions
  1. Freeze scoop of ice cream until hardened.
  2. Flatten chocolate chip cookies with a rolling pin.
  3. Place a scoop of hardened ice cream on the chocolate chip cookie.
  4. Wrap the cookie around the ice cream scoop.
  5. Place in freezer until hardened.
  6. Melt candy coating in microwave.
  7. Coat cookie balls with melted chocolate.

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Comments

  1. says

    Tonia, I am so impressed! These look amazing and I love the various layers–it would make eating them so fun ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for co-hosting Time to Sparkle! I linked to a fun food video for Pink Lemonade Icebox Cake. It will definitely make you smile ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Trish Butler says

    I never thought I would make bonbons but you have me doing it at 67. lol Luyba really covered it with WOW. Thanks, Trish

  3. says

    Oh my goodness Tonia! They look sensational. I’m guessing you didn’t take them with you to the lake? LOL Ten thousand lakes? Really? That sounds amazing. I didn’t know you had that many. I would’ve gone to the wrong one too.

    Anne xx

    • Tonia says

      Yup! There are 11,842 Minnesota lakes over 10 acres (0.040 km2) in size! And you are right, I left these treats at home in the freezer! Thanks Anne!

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