Skip the cake and pie at your next dinner party and make these must-have ice cream sandwiches. The treat will remind you of childhood, but the ingredients are all grown-up.Free your inner child with these ice cream sandwiches. Use fat-free ice cream or frozen yogurt to cut back on fat. You'll also get a boost of calcium and vitamin D.

Marge Perry
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 2 cups softened vanilla light ice cream (to soften ice cream, transfer it to the refrigerator for about 30 minutes), 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped, and 1 ounce chopped (into 1/4-inch pieces) crystallized ginger in a bowl. Stir together with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Arrange 6 chocolate wafer cookies (such as Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers) or chocolate graham crackers (you'll need 12 total) on a baking sheet, and top each with about 1/4 cup of the ice cream mixture. Top ice cream with another wafer, lightly pressing to form a sandwich. Cover ice cream sandwiches with plastic wrap, and place in the freezer. Freeze sandwiches at least 2 hours before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

169 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 1g; poly fatg; protein 3g; carbohydrates 27g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 14mg; iron 1mg; sodium 126mg; calcium 72mg.