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    The Best Ice Cream Sandwiches In America, According To Yelp

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    A warm gooey cookie served fresh from the oven is one of life's biggest pleasures. As is a scoop of homemade, luscious ice cream. So when you put them both together in the form of an ice cream sandwich, you've got the best of both worlds.


    But where do you find the absolute ~best~ dessert sammies? We asked the crew at Yelp to round up their favorites. They sourced these from their community managers across the country — who love frozen treats (and eating local!) — just as much as you do.

    1. Odd Pocket from Oddfellows Ice Cream (Brooklyn, New York)

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    Take your pick from Oddfellow's extensive ice cream menu, then have your scoop stuffed into a brioche bun, warmed on a panini press, and garnished with toppings.

    2. Ice Cream Cannoli from Honeycomb Creamery (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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    When in Cambridge, order this frozen take on the canoli. It's lemon ricotta gelato dipped in chocolate, rolled in pistachios and seved in a homemade cannoli shell.

    3. Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich from SMOOSH Cookies (Houston, Texas)

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    This Houston favorite offers two rotating specials to help hungry customers get through the week: Waffle Ice Cream sandwiches on Wednesdays and Churro ice cream sandwiches on Fridays.

    4. Ice Cream Sandwich from Sweet Rose Creamery (Los Angeles, California)

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    This artisanal ice cream shop with five locations around Los Angeles turns its small batch flavors into mouthwatering ice cream sandwiches. Think: "Blueberry Muffin" and "Summer Corn" wedged between two chocolate-dipped wafer cookies.

    5. Cookie Monster from Roxy's Ice Cream Social (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

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    There's no better way to satisfy a sweet tooth than with this OKC creation made with cookies 'n cream ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate chip cookies.

    6. Peanut Butter Cookie & Grape Ice Cream Sandwich from Lick Ice Cream (Indianapolis, Indiana)

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    Imagine your favorite childhood PB&J sandwich in the form of a frozen treat. Yeah...It's just as good as you'd expect it to be.

    7. The Gooey Cooie from Sweet Cooie's (Denver, Colorado)

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    The signature dish at this Denver creamery, the Gooey Cooie, features a brioche doughnut, split open and filled with homemade ice cream. The whole thing creation gets pressed together in a panini machine and topped wth icing glaze.

    8. Cookiewich from Insomnia Cookies (College Park, Maryland)

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    University of Maryland students know the secret to surviving finals week, and it includes lots of these decadent ice cream sandwiches stuffed between freshly baked cookies. Choose from the Cookiewich (an M&M cookies) and the Bigwich (classic chocolate chip).

    9. Creamy Bun from Luigi's Ice Cream (Red Bank, New Jersey)

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    There's only one main attraction at this Jersey mainstay: A scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor stuffed between a glazed doughnut bun.

    10. Anything from The Coolhaus Shop (Los Angeles, Dallas, and NYC)

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    The king of gourmet ice cream sandwiches, Coolhaus is a fleet of ice cream trucks around L.A, Dallas, and NYC. You can choose from eight artisanal sammies, including double chocolate cookies filled with mint chip ice cream and snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with salted caramel ice cream.

    11. Ube Ice Cream Sandwich from Bonifacio (Columbus, Ohio)

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    If you've never had ube — or purple yam — ice cream before, you're missing out. At Bonifacio, a Filipino restaurant, it comes served on a fried bun with coconut caramel sauce and Fruity Pebbles.

    12. Milk and Cream Bun from Milk & Cream (Dallas, Texas)

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    These hot-pressed glazed doughnut buns stuffed with ice cream and garnished with your favorite toppings are the ultimate way to cool off in the Texas heat. Looking for strawberry cheesecake ice cream with Cap'n Crunch cereal? No problem.

    13. Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich from Novel Ice Cream (Phoenix, Arizona)

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    Sooo, this counts as breakfast right?

    14. Macaron Ice Cream Sandwich from Tout de Sweet (Bethesda, Maryland)

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    This Bethesda pastry shop turned its already popular French macarons into delectable ice cream creations. You'll find these treats in interesting flavors like coconut macaroons with mango sorbet and strawberry macarons with green tea ice cream.

    15. The Super Jack from Cool Jack's (Sylvan Lake, Michigan)

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    This Michigan born gem now has two locations in Michigan as well as a third shop in Boca Raton, Florida. The must-try menu item features superman tye-dye ice cream served between two homemade M&M Sugar Cookies

    16. Hot Waffle Ice Cream Sandwich from the Custard Hut (Dearborn Heights, Michigan)

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    Not to be confused with ice cream, custard is even thicker and denser, made with egg yolks and butterfat. If you find yourself in the Detroit area, make sure to try it sandwiched between two warm waffles.

    17. Ice Cream Sandwich from Rose's Meat Market & Sweet Shop (Durham, North Carolina)

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    Come for the pastrami sandwiches and stay for the decadent ice cream sandwiches at this butcher and pastry shop. Just don't miss the strawberry and pistachio praline frozen sammie.

    18. Ice Cream Sandwich with Pie Filling from Peace Pie (Charleston, South Carolina)

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    Introducing: Ice cream sandwiches with a layer of pie filling...because God is god. Peace Pie offers over two dozen flavors like salted caramel ice cream with apple pie and cheesecake ice cream with tart cherry pie.

    19. Ice Cream Taco from Pop Fizz (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

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    It's like your favorite store-bought choco taco, but so. much. better. Choose from a bunch of ice cream flavors, which are stuffed in a waffle cone taco shell and topped with chocolate.

    20. Concha Ice Cream Sandwich from Treats of Mexico (Houston, Texas)

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    If you've never tried a concha before, it's a Mexican pastry that's basically a sweet roll topped with cookie crust. And it tastes even more delicious topped with a scoop of ice cream.

    21. Macwich from Bake Shop (Arlington, Virginia)

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    The macaron flavors change daily at this pastry shop just outside of D.C., so you'll have to go often to get your hands on all the flavors.

    22. Funnel Cake Ice Cream Sandwich from Quenelle (Burbank, California)

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    Fried dough + ice cream = dessert goals.

    23. Babka Ice Cream Sandwich from On Rye (Washington D.C.)

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    Start with the matzo ball soup at this haute Jewish deli, and finish off strong with the chocolate babka sandwich filled with vanilla bean gelato.

    24. Ice Cream Donut Cone from Donut Bar (Las Vegas, Nevada)

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    You may never settle for a waffle cone again.

    25. Ice Cream Sandwich from Miller Union (Atlanta, Georgia)

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    This upscale eatery serves farm-to-table southern fare, but locals know the dessert menu is the real star of the show. The ice cream sandwiches are only available during lunch time, and the flavors change daily.

    26. Gelato Macaron Sandwiches from Macaron Bar (Cincinnati, Ohio)

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    Why settle for ordinary macarons when you can have them filled with gelato?

    27. Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwich from Launderette (Austin, Texas)

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    It doesn't have to be your birthday to treat yourself to this rich and creamy sprinkle-topped sammie.

    28. Churro Ice Cream Sandwich from Churro Borough (Los Angeles, California)

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    This Instagram sensation is well worth all the hype. It's two freshly basked, cinnamon sugar-dusted churro disks filled with your choice of ice cream (like strawberry buttermilk or Spanish latte).

    29. Ice Cream Sandwich from Betty Rae's (Kansas City, Missouri)

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    Customers can choose between eight different ice cream sandwich offerings, like "The Notorious PBC," with double chocolate cookie and peanut butter ice cream or "The Breakfast Sandwich," made with oatmeal cookies and coffee ice cream.

    30. The Goodwich at The Good Batch (Brooklyn, New York)

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    $7 for an ice cream sandwich may sound like a hefty price tag, but one bite of these homemade, melt-in-your-mouth cookies filled with artisanal ice cream and it'll be worth every penny.

    31. Crocream from Churned Creamery (Murrieta, California)

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    Flakey croissant, meet luscious ice cream.

    32. Ice Cream Sandwich from Ruby Jewel (Portland, Oregon) / Via

    The handmade ice cream sandwiches at this Portland favorite come in eight flavors like lemon cookies with honey lavender ice cream and brown sugar cookies with Oregon strawberry ice cream.

    33. Jam Bun from Milkjam Creamery (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

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    These stuffed sandwiches are made with fresh doughnuts from nearby favorite, Glam Doll Doughnuts.

    34. Cuban-Style Ice Cream Sandwich from Tio Colo (Hialeah, Florida)

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    Head to this cuban shop for a bocadito de helado. The main difference between the ice cream sandwiches you're probably used to is the bread. Tio Colo's version serves theirs between two slices of sweet and dense yellow sponge cake.

    35. Salty Chipwhich Ice Cream Sandwich from Bittersweet (Raleigh, North Carolina)

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    This sweet-and-salty treat features chocolate Chip Sea Salt cookies and vanilla ice cream all rolled in bourbon caramel corn.

    36. Create Your Own Ice Cream Sandwich from ChunknChip Cookies (Santa Ana, California)

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    This craft ice cream shop with locations in Los Angeles and Orange County is known for its "samiches." You can even mix and match two types of cookies with two flavors of ice cream inside.