Keep cool all summer long with these locally crafted, handheld ice cream treats.
Ginger Snap Coconut
Churn | North Buffalo
Sitting between two artisanal ginger snap cookies is a creamy blend of coconut milk, cane sugar and sea salt. It’s a non-dairy gem that all will enjoy.
Fig Tree Patisserie | Kenmore
Handmade macarons and ice cream is a dessert you never knew you needed.
Uncle G’s | Pendleton
Perry’s chocolate ice cream in between two chocolate chip cookies, rolled in Butterfinger crumbs. We thought you wouldn’t object.
2 Scoops Ice Cream | Hamburg
For the soft serve lover: a silky raspberry custard and chocolate wafer ice cream sandwich.
Yummo Ice Cream | Pop-Up
Like a klondike bar, but better. This homemade treat is gourmet all the way with a caramelized graham cracker center and extra toasted marshmallow ice cream, all encased in a dark-milk chocolate shell and sprinkled with smoked sea salt.
Rosie’s Handcrafted Ice Cream | East Aurora
Housemade cream cheese ice cream surrounded by cinnamon pinwheel cookies.
Strawberries & Cream
Lake Effect | Lockport & North Buffalo
This homemade ice cream bar is the strawberries and cream of our dreams, made with local ingredients.
Platter’s Chocolates | North Tonawanda
When you’re known for homemade orange chocolate, turning it into an orange chocolate ice cream sandwich is a no brainer.
Hydraulic Hearth | Buffalo
Is a taco a sandwich? Try this crunchy, salty yet sweet homemade novelty and let us know.
Adrian’s Beef & Custard | Grand Island
Homemade funfetti cookies with your choice of Perry’s ice cream is a sandwich worth crossing waterways.
Cookies & Cream | Buffalo
A giant cookie sandwich made with freshly baked mini M&M cookies, your ice cream of choice and a signature sprinkle blend.
Ballyhoo | Buffalo
The classic sandwich of your childhood just got turned all the way up with this combo of soft, thin homemade chocolate chip cookies and a generous serving of vanilla ice cream.
Cookie Monster Creamy Bun
Poutine & Cream | North Buffalo
Yes, a donut ice cream sandwich exists. Here, a warm donut spoons homemade cookies and cream ice cream, topped with crumbled Oreos and Chips Ahoy.
Citrus Got Real
Nickel City Vice | Kenmore
Try this nostalgic twist: Homemade Fruity Pebbles cereal milk ice cream is sandwiched between two Fruity Pebble rice krispies. Bonus, it’s gluten free.
Step 1: ID your ice cream. Show off and make your own ice cream at home, or pick up your favorite flavor at the store.
Step 2: Soften for 10 mins. Stir and spread out into an even layer in a saran wrap-lined baking sheet.
Step 3: Freeze. For 3-24 hours. Trust us, don’t rush this one.
Step 4: ID your shell. Bake a sheet or buy your favorite cookies. Or melt some chocolate for dipping.
Step 5: Cut & assemble. Stack for a sandwich. Dunk for a bar.
Step 6: Freeze again. For 24 hours this time. Sorry.
Step 7: Bite in. Keep frozen in a freezer-safe bag for up to three months.