Saturday, May 10, 2008

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Brownie for Ice Cream Sandwiches

1/2 cup butter, cubed
4 squares (1 oz. each) semisweet chocolate
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt

In a microwave safe bowl or heavy saucepan, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.

Pour into a parchment paper lined 15x10x1 baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until center is set (do not overbake). Cool completely on a wire rack. Invert brownie onto a work surface and remove parchment paper.

Prepare according to recipe directions for specific sandwiches which follow:

Candy Bar Ice Cream Sandwiches

Brownie (recipe above)
4 cups snickers ice cream, softened
1 bottle (7 1/4oz.) chocolate hard shell ice cream topping

Prepare, bake and cool brownie. Cut brownie in half widthwise. Spread ice cream over one brownie half. Turn over remaining brownie half; place over ice cream. Cover and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.

Cut into bars, squares or desired shapes. Drizzle with ice cream topping; let stand for 1-2 minutes or until topping is set. Wrap in plastic wrap. Freeze until serving. Makes 12-15 servings.

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