Get ready to scream for ice cream, folks! Aug. 2 is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! As the temperature continues to climb and Americans sizzle in the sweltering heat and humidity, what could be better than eating a cool and refreshing ice cream sandwich during the dog days of summer?
Americans have been enjoying ice cream sandwiches since the turn of the century. These delightful sweet treats are comprised of creamy ice cream sandwiched between two layers of delicious soft-baked cookies, cake or wafers. Today’s sandwiches are made in a variety of delicious flavors too – chocolate, vanilla and pretty much everything in between. And these tasty treats don’t have to pack on the pounds either. Why not make them with low-cal ice cream and cookies instead? While the origins of this food holiday are unknown, today is the perfect day to eat an ice cream sandwich in honor of the annual event!