—Judy Wilson, Sun City West, ArizonaGet RecipeTaste of HomeFrozen Banana Split PieThis dessert is special enough to make hamburgers and fries a meal to remember! We appreciated the authentic vanilla look (that very pale butter yellow) and flavor. —Debbie Glasscock, Conway, ArkansasGet RecipeTaste of HomeBlueberry Cheesecake Ice CreamAfter sampling this flavor at an ice cream stand, I kept trying to duplicate it until it was just right. Sandwich Biscuits (Contain Wheat Flour, Milk), Sugar, Milk Solids (Skim Milk Powder, Whey Powder), Vegetable Oil, Glucose Syrup, Maltodextrin, Cocoa Powder, Stabilizer (INS410, INS412, INS407), Contain Ad Choices, The Best Ice Cream Sandwich You Can Buy at the Store. Show more Preloader. Copyright © 2019 Unilever. A group of Epicurious editors and staff then gathered around a table and tried to make it through 14 sandwiches before the table was flooded with melted ice cream—although not all sandwiched ice creams melt. Tartrazine ) Substances of Plant and Synthetic Origin. Selecta Vanilla And Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich, Selecta Birthday 3in1+1 Choco + Mango + Ube + Double Dutch, Selecta Birthday 3in1+1 Choco + Mango + Ube + Double Dutch 3L. We sampled 14 brands of chocolate–and-vanilla ice cream sandwiches, but only a few of them melted our hearts. Call them small but mighty: these sandwiches boast both a deeply chocolaty and nicely chewy wafer, and a light, creamy, vanilla-rich ice cream. For guests, I scoop this into tart shells. The flour tortillas take on a subtle flavor sprinkled with cinnamon-sugar, and they make a pleasing combination with cornflakes. Some called it a cookie. Try these cool ice cream desserts. It sports a deeply chocolaty and chewy wafer, melty ice cream with real vanilla bean flecks, and—unlike our other two picks—it's rectangular. A few testers and myself had to know, so we tried 365 Everyday Value (a Whole Foods brand), Blue Bunny, Dean’s, Great Value (a Walmart brand), Kemp’s, Market Pantry (from Target) and Nestlé. Selecta Sandwich. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. First up, the rankings! Of course, I don’t rely on the ice cream truck alone to deliver these treats. —Alma Mosher, Mohannes, New BrunswickGet RecipeTaste of HomeButter Pecan Ice Cream TorteA simple nut crust and smooth caramel sauce are all the preparation required for this impressive dessert. That means there were no swirls, cookie chunks, fluffy mallows or extra mix-ins. It will keep in the freezer for one month—just be sure to wrap tightly so there are no air leaks! If you don't have a food processor, place crust ingredients in a zip-top freezer bag and smash with a rolling pin. As a major ice cream lover, I’d say definitely not. All rights reserved. —Kerry Dingwall, Ponte Vedra, FloridaGet RecipeTaste of HomeCaramel Pecan Ice Cream DessertMy mother passed this old-time recipe on to me because she knew I'd want to make it. Testers loved the nostalgic feel of this ice cream sandwich brand—the gooey, sticky cookie and the super-sweet ice cream. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. We happy finished our bite-sized samples of Nestlé sandwiches, but we also realized that the ice cream didn’t quite have as much vanilla flavor as the others on our roster. However, there’s a certain satisfaction in making a treat from scratch, and making ice cream sandwiches at home is pretty easy (and extremely tasty). Nope. Check out which ice creams soared to the top. It also has that paper wrapper that's actually kind of hard to peel off, but for nostalgic folks, maybe that's part of the fun? Jumping up a few points in the rankings was dairy classic Dean’s. —Milbert Fichter —Margaret Hanson-Maddox, Montpelier, IndianaGet RecipeTaste of HomeHomemade Strawberry Ice CreamThis creamy, luscious ice cream will remind you of the signature treat served at church ice cream socials. Ice cream sandwiches were cut into portions and then placed on sheet pans in the freezer until tasting commenced. In the end, only one of them truly melted our hearts. In this test, it’s pretty safe to say there were some big winners. Note: ice cream sandwiches make a particularly terrible substitute for building blocks. For added flavor, toast the coconut before making these frozen treats. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. We sampled 14 varieties of the classic chocolate wafer–vanilla ice cream combo, including mini versions, round versions, classic rectangles, organic versions, and more. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, TexasGet RecipeTaste of HomeWarm Pineapple Sundaes with Rum SaucePineapple, rum and sugar have a longstanding and flavorful relationship that takes on new meaning when you add ginger and butter and turn up the heat. Testers loved the nostalgic feel of this ice cream sandwich brand—the gooey, sticky cookie and the super-sweet ice cream. The wafer has a lovely bitter-chocolate flavor that mitigates the sweetness of the sandwich, and a soft, cakey texture. Ultimately we wanted a wafer with deep chocolate flavor and a nice chewy consistency. Who can deny that perfect vanilla-chocolate combo? our brands our brands. —Pam Lancaster, Willis, VirginiaGet RecipeTaste of HomeFudge Sundae PieMy son always asks for this guilt-free frozen yogurt pie for his birthday. Too fluffy. Score sheets for this treat were filled with comments like, “really nice overall,” “great vanilla, great cookies,” and, of course, “just perfect.” But what it is about these ice cream sandwiches that made them so perfect?