Cool off with a Delicious Dairy-free Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich with DiNoci Dairy-Free

Cool off with a Delicious Dairy-free Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich with DiNoci Dairy-Free

Posted July 20, 2021

This recipe was inspired by the staggering number of ingredients in the pre-packaged chocolate chip ice cream cookie sandwich the kids order for from the ice cream truck.

This experiment began by exploring different recipes to make a clean, dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free version of our favorite summer treats.

Shoutout to the very cool and creative chefs at Make it Dairy Free who know how to make delicious recipes.

Dairy-free, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Irresistible.  Our cookie dough ice cream sandwich recipe is both plant-based and delicious. We were inspired to create everyone's favorite summer treat using fewer ingredients without compromising deliciousness. Stay cool with this easy dessert that the whole family will love.

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches (V, GF, DF) 


  • 1 C Almond Flour
  • 1 C Gluten Free Flour (we used King Arthur)
  • 1 C Vegan Butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 C Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 C Dairy-Free Milk (we used almond)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 C vegan mini chocolate chips (we used Enjoy Life Minis)
  • 2 Pints DiNoci Dairy-Free Vanilla Bean


  1. Line 8x8 baking dish with parchment or wax paper
  2. Cream together vegan butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Reduce the mixer to low and add almond milk and vanilla. Add the almond flour and GF flour
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips
  4. Divide the dough into 2 halves; the dough will be sticky; place one half in the fridge.
  5. Press the remaining half of the dough mixture into the prepared baking dish
  6. Place in the freezer and pull out the DiNoci Dairy Free Vanilla Bean ice cream to soften
  7. Allow DiNoci ice cream to soften for 5-10 minutes
  8. Remove the baking dish from the freezer
  9. When DiNoci ice cream is softened, scoop out 4-6 large scoops and place on top of dough in baking dish
  10.   Cover with plastic and return to the freezer
  11.   Remove remaining dough from the fridge and place between sheets of plastic wrap
  12.   Roll into an 8x8 square
  13.   Peel away plastic and gently lay on top of DiNoci ice cream layer
  14.   Return to the freezer until frozen
  15.   When ready to eat, remove the 8x8 cookie sandwich from the baking dish using the parchment
  16.   Use a sharp knife cut into 8-16 pieces depending on your size preference
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