Like most, I always have a hankering for a good ole fashioned cookie ice cream sandwich, especially while transforming into a lean clean eating machine. Although the temptation is real, I was able to find an alternative that not only satisfies my cookie ice cream cravings, but is so enjoyable you wouldn’t even know it’s healthy! The combination of Lenny & Larry’s The Complete Cookie and Artic Zero make for a mouthwatering cheat meal!

 

Prep time: 10 minutes | Freeze time: 30 minutes | Yield: 1 Sandwich

The Complete Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

 

Ingredients*

  • 1 Lenny & Larry’s Chocolate Chip The Complete Cookie
  • ½ cup Arctic Zero Cookie Shake ice cream, softened
  • 2 tbsp whole, raw, unsalted peanuts
  • 1 tbsp chopped dark chocolate
  • 3 tbsp reduced fat peanut butter, melted

 

Method of Preparation

  1. Take out the Arctic Zero about 5 minutes before building your sandwich to allow it to soften. You can also microwave it in intervals of 10 seconds to soften it quicker
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut your The Complete Cookie in half
  3. Lay the halves on a piece of plastic wrap (you will need this to wrap up your sandwich so make sure its large enough!) and fill with the softened ice cream
  4. Top the sandwich with the other half of your cookie and using a knife, smooth the ice cream on the cut side of the sandwich. This is where you will put your toppings
  5. Wrap in the plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes or until firm
  6. While your sandwich is in the freezer, prep your toppings bar!
  7. Toast the raw peanuts in a small pan until golden, and then roughly chop into small pieces. Set aside
  8. Roughly chop the dark chocolate into small pieces (similar to the peanuts). Set aside
  9. Melt the peanut butter in 30 second intervals until smooth and fluid
  10. Remove your The Complete Cookie ice cream sandwich from the freezer and top!
  11. Use a knife to spread on the peanut butter and then dip the prepared sandwich in to the peanuts and dark chocolate
  12. Eat immediately, or freeze until ready to enjoy!

 

*All ingredients can be varied according to flavor preference and combinations of cookie and ice cream flavors*

 

Published by Tatiana Azan