Nothing says summertime more than a good ol’ ice cream sandwich. That perfect blend of cookie to ice cream ratio is something we have a major sweet tooth for this year. And we feel blessed that these places around WNY are upping the bar by making homemade ice cream sandwiches, bringing all the extra goodness that come with that homemade touch. To fulfill your ice cream sandwich dreams, here are all the places to find these heavenly creations!
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1. Nickel City Vice
New to Buffalo, Nickel City Vice is a pop up specializing in gourmet ice cream sandwiches – and the inspiration for this post. As of now, they have 5 options of sandwiches to choose from. Check out their facebook for updates about where they are popping up in the area!
Brand new to the bakery, these whopping sandwiches are stuffed with ice cream filling surrounded by crunchy cookie goodness.
3. The Sweet Hearth
The Sweet Hearth is a mobile bakery (a.k.a food truck) that features old fashioned baked goods and desserts. You can choose from a few options of homemade cookies to build your own ice cream sandwich. The truck appears at Food Truck Tuesdays in Larkin Square frequently, so keep your eye out to get your hands on one of these sammies!
79 Canal St, Lockport, NY 14094 / 1900 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214
Lake Effect is always busting out some crazy creations. Stop in to see what assortment of flavors they have for the Summer!
211 S Park Ave Buffalo, NY
Keeping it classy. Ballyhoo offers a traditional chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich. Because if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
908 Niagara Falls Blvd, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
One of WNY’s oldest candy stores, Platter’s is no amateur when it comes to all things chocolate and they sure aren’t afraid to apply this to their homemade ice cream sandwiches. They’re known for their special orange chocolate, so we recommend trying out their orange chocolate ice cream sandwich.
35 Main St A, Hamburg, NY 14075
Pictured is one of the ice cream sandwiches they served at the BurgerFest. This Hamburg ice cream shop knows how to make a loaded ice cream sandwich and we are here for it.
1501 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
Specializing in soft serve ice cream, Churn’s ice cream sandwiches offer the perfect blend of smooth ice cream with the crunch of a crisp cookie and side toppings.
9. Amsdell Ice Cream
3041 Amsdell Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075
There are so many options of ice cream sandwiches to choose from at Amsdell Ice cream, and we’re not mad about it.
10. Kone King East
117 Hamburg St, East Aurora, NY 14052
These “Chipwiches” are a chocolate chip cookie sandwich loaded with extra chocolate chips and filled with vanilla custard. You’ll find these at Kone King East as well as many other options.
4626 Camp Rd, Hamburg, NY 14075
2 Scoops Ice Cream makes ice cream sandwiches with all kinds of flavored custard from pumpkin and cinnamon to mint and peanut butter. Uhhhhhh, yum!
12. Armor Sweet Treats
4441, 5020 Armor Duells Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127
Armor Sweet Treats specializes in flavored ice cream for their sandwiches. Keeping the cookie simple, the real flavor lies in the choice of ice cream.
13. Fig Tree Patisserie
3062 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217
Ever had a macaron ice cream sandwich? If not, you’re in luck because Fig Tree Patisserie is making them in multiple flavors.
14. Frey’s Tasty Treat
6186 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094
Frey’s Tasty Treat is an ice cream shop located in Lockport with all kinds of ice cream options to choose from. Come by and grab a hold of these ice cream sandwiches and a cute cooling bag to take them home in.
2352 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072
Heading over to Grand Island or live on the island? Stop by Adrian’s Custard and Beef to try out one of their many homemade options – like this one with chocolate / vanilla twist filling on peanut butter cookies. We hear they also have chocolate chip and cookie of the month options.
16. Anderson’s Frozen Custard
With multiple locations around WNY, Anderson’s is a great stop for an ice cream sandwich. They offer the traditional chocolate wafer sandwich with their homemade ice cream and a variety of candies and sprinkles. A chocolate chip cookie sandwich is offered seasonally.
17. Hertel Avenue Poutine & Cream
1488 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
Known for their crazy dessert options, Hertel Avenue Poutine & Cream is bringing a whole new level to ice cream sandwiches with their “Creamy Bun” ice cream sandwiches. They partnered with Famous Donuts on Main St. to create these masterpieces which include ice cream and all the toppings you could ever want loaded between a warm glazed donut. What could be better than that?
Ice Cream Taco / Photo courtesy of Churn Soft Serve
Why stop at ice cream sandwiches when ice cream tacos exist! Here’s where you can snag an ice cream taco in WNY:
- Main Street Ice Cream
- 2 Scoops Ice Cream
- Churn Soft Serve