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Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

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I’m a competitive person. It’s a sickness. I can’t help it. And as it turns out – so is Ben. Lately we’ve been playing some hard core, super intense games of Words with Friends and dang is getting ugly in the Keno household. With him being sick the last couple days he’s had some time to hyper-focus on this Words with Friends games and he’s royally kicking my ass!! But he’s not doing it in a fair way – says the girl who’s losing… but he’s playing some rediculous words. They don’t even sound like real words!! I mean UNIFACES?! How is that a real word? HYPHAE? Seriously? Bepaint? Come the heck ON!! If you can’t define it, it can’t be used. Yes, this is my bitter face. All is fair in love and war? Well this is war.

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And then what do I get dealt – bu FOUR E’s. His gentle and loving response was something like “Well, sometimes you just get what you get.” Thanks so much Old Man Keno… I pulled off some uber lame word like “teed” just to use a couple of them up, hedging my best on the on U that was still in play right – because I had the word that would blow him out of the water on a Triple Word – with QUAIL!! And he beat me to that spot with “Bungee”. BUNGEE?!

Juanita the Weasel from The Bloggess

Juanita the Weasel from The Bloggess

So if at 7:27 you heard a screaming banshee, that was just me raging about losing at Scrabble. That might been what it looked like. Clearly I need a manicure. And I love embroidered aprons. #obsessed.

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This isn’t gonna end well. Watching me melt down over losing Scrabble is just something you don’t want to witness. To remedy this travesty – I’m going to go stuff my face with another double chocolate brownie ice cream sandwich before I start rageaholing all over again.

These are a cinch to make with just a thin sheet of brownies baked and cooled on a cookie sheet, sliced in half, topped with softened ice cream and topped with the other half of brownies and refrozen. You’ll love this recipe because it’s easy to customize with whatever ice cream you might have on hand. Ben’s request for our next batch is Mint Chocolate Chip, and I think I’m gonna go with Fluffernutter ice cream. Chocolate + Peanut Butter + Marshmallow Cream = MFEO. Sleepless in Seattle – anyone?!

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For other chilly treats check these out!

Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream – Baked by Rachel

DIY Chocolate Magic Shell

Mango Mojito Sorbet 

Toasted Marshmallow Cookies and Cream Milkshake – Picky Palate

Brown Butter Ice Cream – The Novice Chef

Chocolate Sea Salt Dulce De Leche Ice Cream Sandwiches – The Novice Chef

Blackberry Sorbet

Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Yield: 6-8 Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 12 Minutes

Total Time: 25 Minutes + Freezing Time

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Ingredients:

½ cup Butter, melted + More for Pan
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
½ tsp Salt
½ cup Flour
½ cup Cocoa Powder
½ gallon Chocolate Ice Cream, softened (Or choose your own flavor!)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan with butter. Line with parchment paper (NOT wax paper) and leave 2 inches of parchment paper hanging over the short edges of the pan. Butter the parchment paper as well.
In a large bowl whisk together melted ½ cup of melted butter and sugar. Whisk in eggs and salt. Whisk in flour and cocoa until just smooth. Spread into a thin layer all over to the edges of the pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the brownies begin to pull away from the sides of the pan.
Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for 5 minutes. Using the overhanging paper, gently remove the brownies from the pan and allow to cool completely on a wire rack. When completely cool, cut the brownies length wise into two long pieces. Place one half of the brownie back into the pan and spread the softened ice cream and spread until smooth and even. Top with other half of the brownie. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and freeze for about two hours, until set. Cut into 6-8 sandwiches. Wrap each sandwich with parchment paper for storage and place in an air tight container until devoured.

Adapted from Everyday Food Brownie-Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

   

32 Responses to “Double Chocolate Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches”

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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar — May 31, 2013 @ 4:33 am

    These are straight up pretty! Love the look of these sandwiches!

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    Tieghan — May 31, 2013 @ 5:14 am

    These are right up my alley! YUM! You know I am an ice cream freak these days!! Really, these look awesome and are calling my name!

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    steph@stephsbitebybite — May 31, 2013 @ 5:28 am

    Come to mama!

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    Liz @ The Lemon Bowl — May 31, 2013 @ 5:31 am

    You are the funniest person alive. And I want to shove five of these in my face right now.

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    Erika — May 31, 2013 @ 5:38 am

    That first picture.. LAWD! It makes me want to jump through my screen..

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    Heidi @ Bits of Sunshine — May 31, 2013 @ 5:43 am

    Oh my! I laughed so hard at you unfair losing antics :) Made my day! These look wonderful! I have just made a batch of Vanilla Biscoff ice cream which would be such a winner in this! I love that you cna use what you have on hand! You made them perfectly! Yum!

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    lori @ RecipeGirl — May 31, 2013 @ 6:20 am

    That’s just mean to post these when I had full intentions of eating salad all day today!! Now I’m craving THESE :) Would you believe I’ve never played Words with Friends??

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    Maria — May 31, 2013 @ 6:21 am

    These look divine!

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) — May 31, 2013 @ 6:23 am

    Now THAT is how you do an ice cream sandwich! Looks incredible!

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — May 31, 2013 @ 6:30 am

    Those look so good! Don;t let that weasel in an apron get mine! :)

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    Meghan @ Cake 'n' Knife — May 31, 2013 @ 6:57 am

    Drooling over these ice cream sandwich pictures is officially the best way to start a Friday! Would it be terrible if I ate these for breakfast…?

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    Erin | The Law Student's Wife — May 31, 2013 @ 7:50 am

    Oh my goodness, these look outrageously tasty! You just created the perfect summer treat for my chocolate loving heart.

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    Carla @ Carlas Confections — May 31, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    Haha!! I am much more competitive than I would like to admit too ;) I hate losing! Let’s all stuff our faces with these to ease the pain!

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    claire @ the realistic nutritionist — May 31, 2013 @ 8:18 am

    YUM! I’m insanely competitive.

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    Leah | So, How's It Taste? — May 31, 2013 @ 8:43 am

    Oh my gosh! I want some of these so bad. I think a mint chocolate combo would be amazing. Happy Friday!

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    Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats — May 31, 2013 @ 9:18 am

    Wow these look heavenly. And I related. Super incredibly competitive. It’s ugly sometimes!

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    Heidi @foodiecrush — May 31, 2013 @ 10:09 am

    Scrabble is my favorite game, but I’m with you when it comes to if you can’t tell me what it is, don’t try and pull it out of your rear. You done darn good and well on these sandwiches Sister Cleaver. Triple score!

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    Rachel @ Baked by Rachel — May 31, 2013 @ 11:09 am

    Want these in my belly asap! I can totally see you having a meltdown over the game too. We have pretty intense games of hungry hungry hippo if it makes you feel any better ;)

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    cassie — May 31, 2013 @ 11:42 am

    These could not be more beautiful. I’ll take a large plate, please! :-)

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    Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungry — May 31, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

    And that is why I stay away from my intense games like Word. My inner competitive streak is not pretty. These ice cream sandwiches are though! You say double chocolate and I say meet my face.

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    ashley - baker by nature — May 31, 2013 @ 3:56 pm

    Ha. I’ve had many a Scabble meltdowns myself! Not pretty! But holy cow… these brownie ice cream sandwiches are pure genius!!! I need like 17 right now (it’s currently 90 degrees here… so maybe 18!).

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — June 1, 2013 @ 10:24 am

    No judgment on the competitiveness between you and Ben! It gets pretty ugly here with Jason too! Although I’m sure I could win him over with these amazing ice cream sandwiches. He’ll let me win all the time :)

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    Laurie {SimplyScratch} — June 3, 2013 @ 5:26 am

    Great post Megan! Love these chocolate sammiches!

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    Bev @ Bev Cooks — June 3, 2013 @ 3:44 pm

    oh my loooooord I want THESE.

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    Darla | Bakingdom — June 6, 2013 @ 8:21 am

    Yes. This is what I need right now. This. Need. Right now.

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    Nutmeg Nanny — June 6, 2013 @ 5:58 pm

    Oh wow! These look indulgent and addicting :) I need these in my life!

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    Suzanne — June 19, 2013 @ 5:45 pm

    My husband and I used to get into intense Scrabble matches. I’ve been known to hold a grudge over into the bedroom. Maybe I would’ve gotten over it quicker with one of these sandwiches.

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    linda — June 28, 2013 @ 10:19 pm

    wow these are what i need right now! soo hot lately in california!

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    Kate — September 13, 2013 @ 8:22 am

    these have got to be the best brownies EVER!!

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