Sweet and Savory Ice Cream Sandwiches

When you're craving a dessert that brings out the little kid in you but with grown-up flavors, this extraordinary ice cream sandwich will do the trick!


4 servings


4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
4 dried figs, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
4 heaping scoops vanilla ice cream
8 pizzelle cookies
1/2 cup Mascarpone cheese
1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar


In a microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Set aside to cool. In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, figs and thyme.

Top four cookies with a scoop of ice cream. Sprinkle with half of the walnut mixture and drizzle with melted chocolate. Combine cheese and vinegar. Spread over remaining cookies; place over top of sandwiches.

Press remaining walnut mixture into sides. Wrap in plastic wrap. Freeze for at least 1 hour.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Freeze Time: 1 hour

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 828, Fat 61 g (Saturated Fat 31 g), Cholesterol 140 mg, Sodium 170 mg, Carbohydrate 69 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 14 g.

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