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Pina Colada Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

A tropical baked treat that's sure to transport you to the nearest beach! These pina colada cookie ice cream sandwiches are full of coconut and pineapple flavors and filled with vanilla ice cream.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Puerto Rican-inspired
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 574kcal
Author: Britney

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Salted Butter, room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cup Sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp coconut flavoring/extract
  • ½ cup Coconut Flakes
  • ½ cup crushed pineapples, drained
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • Additional Coconut flakes for garnish
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2 tbsps Rum, optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine room temperature butter and sugar in a bowl and beat together for about 1 minute, until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time. Continue to coconut extract, coconut flakes, and drained crushed pineapples .
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder. Add to wet ingredients and fold together until batter is smooth and flour is fully incorporated.
  • Scoop 2-3 tbsp balls of cookie dough onto a cookie sheet and shape into flat round discs. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Allow cookies to cool completely on a cooling rack.
  • Optional - add 2-3 tbsps rum to about 3 cups of slightly softened ice cream and mix together. Freeze until ice cream hardens again.
  • Once cookies have been cooled, scoop ice cream onto a cookie (amount as desired) and press another cookie on top. Roll sides of cookie in coconut flakes to garnish.

Nutrition

Calories: 574kcal