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
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 Instagram for updates about where they are popping up in the area or order online.
402 Connecticut St Buffalo, NY / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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. Cookies & Cream
2114 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210 / cookiesandcream716.com
To say this place specializes in ice cream sandwiches would be an understatement! They offer a GIANT ice cream cookie sandwich – choose any 2 of their Signature Cookies and choose any Soft Serve flavor like Vanilla, Chocolate and Twist rolled in sprinkles.
13. Armor Sweet Treats
4441, 5020 Armor Duells Rd, Orchard Park, NY 14127 / Facebook
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.
14. Fig Tree Patisserie
3062 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14217 / Facebook
Ever had a macaron ice cream sandwich? If not, you’re in luck because Fig Tree Patisserie is making them in multiple flavors.
15. Frey’s Tasty Treat
6186 S Transit Rd, Lockport, NY 14094 / Facebook
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 / Facebook
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.
17. 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.
18. 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?
19. Resurgence Brewing – Chicago St.
55 Chicago St, Buffalo, NY 14204
Resurgence Brewing is providing the classic ice cream sammy. They are keeping it real with vanilla ice cream smushed between two chocolate chip cookies. Sounds good to us!
20. Nick Charlap’s Ice Cream
Nick Charlap’s has multiple locations serving up some homemade ice cream sandwiches around WNY including Sweets on the Hill in West Seneca. Some of their options include, chocolate, vanilla, sprinkle, and oreo.
21. Chrusciki Bakery
80 W Drullard Ave, Lancaster, NY 14086 / Facebook
These ice cream sandwiches or as Chrusciki’s calls them, Cookie Cake Sandwiches, come in flavors or birthday cake, cookies n’ cream, and salted caramel.
22. Hydraulic Hearth
716 Swan St, Buffalo, NY 14210
Hydraulic Hearth is selling their own homemade chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches out of the “Larkinville Ice House” at the patio bar.
23. Rosie’s Handcrafted Ice Cream
431 Main St, East Aurora, NY 14052 / Facebook
Serving small batches of freshly crafted super premium ice cream. Unique, traditional and seasonal flavors. Delicious things are coming Spring 2020.
24. Hibbards Original Custard
125 Portage Rd, Lewiston NY / Instagram
Grab an ice cream sandwich made with cookies from the Village Bake Shoppe!
25. Uncle G’s
7030 Washington St Pendleton, NY 14094 / Facebook
Uncle G’s offers giant cookie sandwiches with different flavored cookies – vegan and gluten free both available.
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
- Hydraulic Hearth
- The Cereal Spot