These Gluten Free Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies are perfect on a warm summer day. Or let’s face it, these delicious treats are perfect to enjoy any time of year – even in winter (as long as you’re snuggled someplace warm).
With organic and natural ingredients, this gluten free ice cream sandwich cookie recipe is sugar free (there are options to use sugar if you like) and include healthy coconut oil and pasture-raised eggs. These cookies are easy to make ahead and enjoy anytime.
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- 2 cups all-purpose gluten free flour
- 2/3 cup organic cocoa powder
- 1/2 cup organic coconut sugar (or organic sucanat or organic brown sugar)
- 1/4 cup organic raw honey (or organic cane sugar)
- 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- 3 tbsp organic butter, melted and cooled
- 1/2 cup organic extra virgin coconut oil
- 2 large pasture-raised or organic eggs
- 2 tsp organic vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cup organic or natural ice cream
- Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
- Mix all dry ingredients together.
- Add remaining ingredients until dough is well mixed.
- Divide the dough into 2 portions. Place on parchment paper, and roll into to 1/4 inch thickness. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.
- Remove dough from freezer. Cut into large circles using a 3-inch round cookie cutter or cup.
- Place cut-outs 1 inch apart on baking sheets.
- Bake 8 minutes total. Rotate pans once while baking.
- When done, let cool in the pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
- When cookies are cooled down, scoop about 1/4 cup ice cream in the middle of a cookie. Flatten ice cream and then top with another cookie. Gently press together. Serve immediately or store in freezer to enjoy anytime.
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