From cakes to sandwiches, you'll be surprised what delicious desserts you can make with a carton of ice cream.
Cost per serving: 64¢
These yummy, inexpensive Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches are fun to serve at parties, and will have guests reaching for seconds (and thirds!) To dress up the sandwiches, roll the edges in chopped, salted, roasted peanuts or miniature chocolate chips to make them fancier. You can also try different flavors—fudge ripple, banana and Chubby Hubby all work well.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches
Cost per serving: $1.68
Take a break on a hot day with cool, refreshing sherbert! This cake, which uses tropical flavors like coconut and lime, needs time in the freezer before frosting, so, plan accordingly—assemble the cake in the morning, freeze, and then frost the cake after work.
Try this ice cream recipe: Tropical Sherbet Cake
Cost per serving: $1.04
This elaborate bombe is surprisingly easy! Try whipping up this fun-to-eat confection as a special treat or as a side dish for a summer buffet.
Cost per serving: 43¢
A carton of plain vanilla ice cream and 5 common pantry ingredients are all you need to make these fun,bite-sized treats. Planning a big dinner or party? These little truffles can be kept in the freezer for up to 24 hours, so make them in advanced to give yourself more time.
Try this ice cream recipe: Mexican “Fried” Ice Cream Truffles
Cost per serving: $2.01
Get all the flavors of your favorite ice cream sundae wrapped up in a pretty pie! Add semi-sweet chocolate chips or use chocolate ice cream instead of vanilla for an even richer treat.
Try this ice cream recipe: Ice Cream Sundae Pie
Cost per serving: $1.34
This great no-bake dessert pairs light fluffy pound cake with rich coffee ice cream and crunchy toffee bits.
Cost per serving: 85¢
Mint and chocolate are a classic pair. With these goodies, the rich and cool flavors really help beat the heat.
Try this ice cream recipe: Chocolate-Mint Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches
Cost per serving: 53¢
Use boxed brownies and creamy peanut butter for this delicious dessert. For a pretty presentation, dust the finished roll with cocoa powder
Try this ice cream recipe: Brownie-Peanut Ice Cream Roll
Cost per serving: $1.30
If you like Pina Coladas, get mouths watering with this fun take on the classic frozen cocktail.
Cost per serving: 82 ¢
These decadent treats are sure to become a family favorite. For a more grown-up friendly fare, try using coffee-flavored ice cream and cappucino chips.
Cost per serving: 96¢
Impress your family with your culinary skills by creating new variations of this over-the-top cake with the addition of different ice cream flavors.
Try this ice cream recipe: Ice Cream Meringue Torte
Cost per serving: 88¢
You can whip up this cool, refreshing icebox cake in about 10 minutes then let it sit in the freezer for up to a week before serving. What could be easier than that?
Try this ice cream recipe: Peanut Butter-Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Cake
Why choose between ice cream and a rice krispies treat when you can have both? These decadent sandwiches are sure to satisfy
your sweet tooth and brighten up your day.
If you like your desserts fruity with some zest, look no further. The lemon and raspberry flavors make these ice cream sandwiches
a perfect blend of sweet and tart.
Chocolate lovers, look no further. This ice cream sandwich's name says it all. Cookies baked with cocoa, espresso powder,
bittersweet, semisweet, and white chocolate chips become even more indulgent when chocolate ice cream is sandwiched in the
Have extras or want to enjoy it later? Spoon the pureed mixture into small paper cups and freeze with an ice-pop stick in the center until firm.
See recipe: Banana-Strawberry-Lime Sorbet
Cost per serving: 66¢
Cake and ice cream doesn't get dreamier than this. The best thing about this recipe is the freedom to top the cupcakes of however you like.
See recipe: Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream Cupcakes