Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Sandwiches…the best of both worlds! This is an easy dessert recipe that your family will love!
I love ice cream…in small amounts. I know, I know…besides chocolate, ice cream is the dessert of choice for many women, right? I get it! But here’s the thing, when my mother-in-law makes hot fudge sauce for ice cream, what I really want is a bowl of hot fudge sauce with a little ice cream on top! And when I get a chocolate dipped cone, I will eat the hard chocolate shell, scrape the ice cream off of the cone into one of my family members dishes and eat the little bit of remaining ice cream and the cone. And when I order a dish of ice cream, my favorite topping is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. I pick through the ice cream to find the peanut butter cup bits and always end up wishing for more peanut butter cups while leaving the remaining ice cream behind. So, I decided to make Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Sandwiches! They are perfect for me! I get two peanut butter cups with a little ice cream in between! What’s not to love?
Last Saturday, I made my first “test” sandwich. I wanted to see if the ice cream would stay between the peanut butter cups, if the mini chocolate chips would stick and see how they would taste. Vanessa and a friend got home before we did and checked for freezer for a snack. She called me and excitedly told me that she found an AMAZING LITTLE SURPRISE in the freezer and she was wondering if they could split it. How could I say no? So, I told her to go ahead but she had to let me know what they thought about the peanut butter cup ice cream sandwiches. Shortly after, I received the following iMessages:
Tween girls are so much fun!
These are so easy to make that who really needs a tutorial but here goes…place unwrapped peanut butter cups on a plate or a pan that fits in the freezer. I used the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the “snack size” bag.
Put a scoop of ice cream on each peanut butter cup.
Top the ice cream with another peanut butter cup and gently press down on the ice cream. Place the ice cream sandwiches in the freezer for 1 hour.
Roll the peanut butter cup ice cream sandwiches in mini chocolate chips. Use your fingers to press the mini chocolate chips into the ice cream.
Return the peanut butter cup ice cream sandwiches to the freezer until ready to serve.
Aren’t they beautiful? Or as my husband said, “Its overkill at its finest but very delicious!”
Yes, I have to agree! The peanut butter cup ice cream sandwiches are very delicious!
Love Chocolate and Peanut Butter? Try these recipes:
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake
Julia Stearns @ Healthirony says
I’m ashamed to say that I’ve never had peanut butter cup ice-cream sandwiches! This recipe looks great though so hopefully that will change! Thanks for posting it, Tonia!
Jill Roberts @ WellnessGeeky says
Gorgeous photos and amazing looking peanut butter cup ice cream sandwiches! I am obsessed with desserts! Definitely I will prep it on the weekend for my family. Thx Tonia!
Yum! I love how easy these are. You’re brilliant Tonia!
Thanks my friend!
Melissa @ No. 2 Pencil says
This is genius! I can’t wait to try it!!!! Thank you for a fab idea!
You’ve pretty much combined all of my favorite things here!! YUM.
Same here! Thanks for stopping by Kristi!
Melanie (Reasons to Skip The Housework) says
NO WAY! Holy cow…delicious! Found this recipe on Pinterest! We’d love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let’s party!!
Melanie and Diana
The Inspiration Network
Thanks Melanie and Diana! I’m delighted you stopped by!
Jocelyn @BruCrew Life says
You are an evil dessert making genius 😉 Love these more than words can even express! Now if only they were in my fridge…
capturing joy with kristen duke says
LOVE this idea!!! My kids will flip over it!!
Christi @ Love From The Oven says
Okay, that’s it, you just won the internet, or whatever prize would be appropriate for creating quite possibly the most amazing treat ever. Mind blown!!!
Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust says
OMG. Tonia! These are fabulous.
Tina @ Tina's Chic Corner says
Awesome idea! So simple and seriously one of the easiest and best tasting desserts out there. Peanut butter, chocolate, and ice cream…impossible to go wrong. Love! 🙂
Your bowl of chocolate syrup with a side of ice cream sounds like how I do it. 😉
Liz Fourez says
Such a decadent, delicious dessert! My husband would go crazy over these!
Stephanie@Henry Happened says
oh, yum, why didn’t I think of this?
Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel says
Oh my gosh, is this real life?! I don’t know anyone who could possibly resist one of these awesome sammiches!
Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats says
You are a genius! And your daughter agrees….I hope that lasts when she moves into her Teen Years!!! 🙂 🙂
Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie says
Oh my gosh those are dangerous!!
Oh yeah…in a good way! 🙂 Thanks Erin!
Anna Bennett says
I will Tonia,thank you.
Anna Bennett says
Tonia, The Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwich’s look awesome. I can hardly wait to try them.
With the Peanut Butter Pie Recipe as well as the Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake & the Peanut Butter Cup Pie Pops Recipe.
Can they also be made with Nutella? The reason I ask is because my eldest granddaughter is Allergic to Regular Peanut Butter.
I’ve never tried making any of them with Nutella but am definitely going to try making the Peanut Butter Pie with Nutella! That sounds amazing! The Peanut Butter Cup Pie Pops have a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup inside them so that one would be a little bit harder. You could make your own Nutella Cups and then wrap them with pie dough.
well, this is sinful, but they are little, right?!!
So true! 🙂 Thanks Jenna!
These look so delicious, Tonia!
keri @ shaken together says
You? Are a genius! These look SOOOOO good – pinned!!
LOL! Just a girl who loves her chocolate and peanut butter! Thanks Keri!