Taco Shell Ice Cream Sandwiches

I scream for ice cream. Who doesn’t? Well, unless you are lactose intolerant and in that case, it sucks to be you.

This recipe is great because it’s easy, kids love ‘em (as well as grown-ups), and it also combines what a lot of people like: sweet and salty together.

Taco Shell Ice Cream Sandwiches

Yep. You heard me. Now, quit drooling on yourself and take a look at these beauties!

taco shell ice cream sandwiches

photo credit: Kang Kim, Food Network Magazine

Okay, now you can drool.

Here’s what you do:
Soften some vanilla ice cream (or whatever flavor floats your boat) and fill taco shells. Freeze until hardened; approximately 2-3 hours.

Melt 6 ounces of semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave, then stir in 6 tablespoons of butter** and 1 1/2 tablespoons of corn syrup.

Dip the top portion of the tacos in the chocolate, sprinkle with chopped peanuts or whatever topping of your choice. Let chocolate harden; about 2-3 minutes.

Enjoy!

**Seriously, use butter. Margarine isn’t good for you…it’s one ingredient away from being plastic. No, the Butter Council didn’t sponsor me to say that either, but if such a council existed, I’d let them sponsor me.

*Original recipe by Food Network Magazine, but tweaked a smidgen by moi!

GK Adams

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  • Susan Zutautas

    Wow do these ever look good!

    • GKAdams

      You can’t go wrong when a recipe calls for ice cream.

  • Phil Holtberg

    Gotta go with the real butter! These look great!

    • GKAdams

      It’s almost as good as bacon. Almost.

  • Christina Williams

    Lol. I totally agree about the butter. Wow, that sounds like an interesting take on ice cream sandwiches. I’m sure with the extra crunch and salty flavor, they’re absolutely delicious!

    • GKAdams

      It’s different, but delicious.

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.kendall.9 William Kendall

    Well now I’ll have to try this out….

    • GKAdams

      Awesome!

  • http://twitter.com/AwkwardlyAlive Awkwardly Alive

    Okay. Trying this. Like now.

    • GKAdams

      Lemme know how they turn out.

  • http://www.shirleymaya.com/ Shirley Maya Tan

    Very nice! Will try it out :)

  • Sande Sivani

    These sound delicious! I will be giving them a try, thanks for sharing.