I is for Ice Cream Sandwiches


  • Peanut butter cookies (see recipe below)
  • 1 pint ice cream (any flavor) slightly softened
  • 1 (6 oz) bag semi sweetened chocolate chips
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  • 2 Tbsp. shortening


Bake cookies, let cool.

For each ice cream sandwich, press 1 slightly rounded tablespoon of ice cream between 2 cookies. Place in pan freeze until firm. Melt chocolate chips and shortening, stirring occasionally. Let stand 2 minutes. Dip half of sandwich into chocolate.

Place in pan. Freeze until firm. Store wrapped in plastic wrap. Makes about 15 sandwiches.

Peanut Butter Cookies


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar(packed)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup shortening, softened
  • 1/4 butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt


Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix all ingredients. Shape into 1-1/4 inch balls.

Place 3 inches apart on cookie sheet.

Flatten in crisscross pattern with floured fork.

Bake at 375 degrees F until brown (9-11 minutes.)

By imaqt1962

Adapted From The Alpha Bakery Children's Cookbook This is a cookbook for children with recipes from a-z published by General Mills/Betty Crocker in 1991.


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