A sheet cake is the standard dessert for most graduation parties. However, my party is all about pleasing the eighth-grade graduate, so we're serving ice cream sandwiches! The handheld, frozen treat is perfect for the party because everyone loves them and they have to be made in advance. A variety of ice cream flavors can be used for the filling. Let guests select their favorite.
Wrapped in wax paper, these sandwich resemble fabulous, little gift packages. To take a look at the recipe, read more.
1 1/2 sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, plus more for greasing Makes 8 sandwiches.
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 quarts ice cream (any flavor), softened
1 1/2 sticks (6 ounces) unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
Makes 8 sandwiches.