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In Which DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches are Made…

Ice cream + cookies = bliss
Ice cream + cookies = bliss

Despite the fact that the weather in this part of the world continues to be chilly, the success of my ice cream making experiment prompted a little bit of sweet kitchen madness.

I met up with a friend from my days at uni on Saturday last week and I carefully squirreled a quarter-pint of mocha mudslide gelato for her.  And, since I promised her a box of cookies for Christmas (and, alas, we didn’t see each other in December), I went and baked a batch of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies.  (Incidentally, I tried Beryl’s 65% dark Belgian-style couverture for this batch; absolutely, deliciously delightful!)  Since I had a number of cookies left after packing a box for my friend, a little devilry ensued the following day.

Ice cream sandwich + coffee = YEESSSSS!
Ice cream sandwich + coffee = YEESSSSS!

It’s an easy-peasy thing to make an ice cream sandwich.  You just carefully scoop some ice cream into a neat-ish ball with either a scoop or a digger as above and position it between two more-or-less equally-sized cookies.  Smush the lot together.  If you want to save it for later, wrap individual sandwiches in waxed paper and tuck into the freezer.

Otherwise, go pour yourself a cup of coffee, put your feet up, and tuck right in.  Sweet, creamy, crunchy bliss.

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Author:

Midge started her career in PR writing at seventeen when she began drafting documentaries for a government-run television station in the Philippines. Since then, she made a career in advertising and public relations which ended earlier this year. These days, she works for a corporate governance advocacy in Makati. Aside from what she does for a living and her poetry, she has turned her home kitchen into a personal culinary lab and is currently working on another novel.

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