Honey Walnut Ice Cream Sandwiches

Total Time
30 Mins


These wickedly good frozen treats are perfect for young kids and the young-at-heart. Chewy, walnut cookies sandwich a thick layer of your favorite ice cream. This recipe is also delightfully easy to make.

Total Time

Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
Total Time
30 Mins


270 cal
Total Fat
15 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
6 g
36 mg
105 mg
36 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
5 g


  • 1/2 cup butter, unsalted, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups California walnut pieces, toasted
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, dark (optional)
  • Ice cream


  1. In large, dry skillet over medium-high heat, toast walnuts, stirring occasionally, until lightly brown, about 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside and let cool.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together with a hand mixer, about 2 minutes. Add honey and egg, beat to incorporate.
  4. Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add flour mixture to wet ingredients and stir to combine. Mix in walnut pieces and chocolate chips.
  5. Evenly place 1 tablespoon portions of cookie dough 2-inches apart on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Let cool.
  6. Place a scoop of ice cream on the bottom cookie, then gently top the ice cream with a second cookie. Repeat process with remaining cookies and ice cream. Serve immediately or wrap individually in plastic wrap and place in freezer for up to two weeks.