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Tempt me with: brown sugar cookie ice-cream sandwiches

Photography by William Meppem Photography by William Meppem

Start your spring on a sweet note

You can’t deny the appeal of an ice cream sandwich. Simple, easy-to-make and guaranteed to please even the most discerning of taste buds, this decadent dessert is the perfect pièce de résistance for your next dinner party spread.

B R O W N  S U G A R

C O O K I E  I C E - C R E A M


Serves 4-6


  • 2 cups (300g) plain flour
  • ½ cup (110g) brown sugar
  • 180g chilled diced butter
  • 4 free-range egg yolks
  • 2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • David Jones Ice Cream (Salted Caramel; White Chocolate and Raspberry; and Espresso, Dark Chocolate and Almond), to serve
  • Raspberries, to serve


  1. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper.
  2. Process flour, sugar, butter and ½ tsp salt in a food processor until the texture of sand.
  3. Add egg yolks and vanilla, and process until dough comes together.
  4. Roll out on a piece of floured baking paper to 4mm thick and cut out rounds with a floured David Jones 7cm-diameter fluted biscuit cutter, and place on the trays.
  5. Refrigerate to chill (30 minutes).
  6. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 180C fan-forced. Bake cookies until golden brown (10-12 minutes). Cool completely on trays, then store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  7. To serve, turn half the cookies base-side up and top with a scoop of David Jones Ice Cream, sandwich with another cookie and serve with raspberries.

Recipes by Emma Knowles

Photography by William Meppem

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