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Healthy Ice Cream Sandwich Recipes That Will Change Summer Forever

Healthier Ice Cream Sandwiches

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Happy National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! Let's be honest, we don't need any extra reason to celebrate this one. After all, what's not to love about an ice cream sammie? But these healthified versions of this childhood (and, okay, adulthood) favorite add a little extra something to the classic sandwich. They're more refined, maybe—though that won't stop us from licking the drips off our fingers.

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Vegan Chai Ice Cream Sandwich

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The key to making these spicy, ginger-y, beautiful stacks? Slightly undercook the cookies, so they stay soft and easy to bite. #Drooling.

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Carrot Cake Ice Cream Sandwich

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Does telling you that these are gluten-free and vegan make them seem less fun? Don't worry—they still taste super-decadent and creamy, thanks to the perfectly spiced carrot cake cookies and coconut milk ice cream.

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Healthy Southern Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich

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If the words "southern" and "waffle" make you think "healthy?! Impossible!," then you haven't seen this ice cream sandwich recipe. Preview: It involves frozen peaches and Greek yogurt. Sorcery.

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PB-Banana Bites

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In addition to using frozen bananas instead of ice cream (everyone's favorite healthy hack), these sandwiches feature cookies made of oats, honey, peanut butter, and protein powder. See also: 10 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes

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Cookie-Less, Ice Cream-Less Sandwich

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This one might be cheating, but it's so easy and delicious we don't care. It uses a chocolate-dipped banana instead of the cookies and almond butter instead of ice cream. Simple and tasty AF—win-win.

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Raw Ice Cream Sandwich

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Vegan and Paleo-friendly, the chocolate cookies on this double-decker are made from almonds and dates, with some raw cacao powder and vanilla extract for flavor.

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Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sammies

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What makes these indulgent bites healthy? Banana ice cream replaces the dairy stuff, and the cookie dough is made from chickpeas. You'd never guess, trust us on this.

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Two-Ingredient Sandwich

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One cup of rolled oats. Two bananas. Seriously, that's it. You might have those at home now.

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Sandwich On a Stick

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These guys are so hefty, you'll need the help of a Popsicle stick to eat them. Highlights include walnuts, baobab powder, and lucuma powder. (Psst...We have ten more Healthy Nut Recipes.)

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