Meringue Toffee Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

 

I get my love of cookies from my sweet mother but my love of ice cream sandwiches comes straight from my dad.  My dad is pretty basic when it comes to his love of ice cream.  Simple vanilla with a few salted peanuts or cashews and maybe a drizzle of caramel sauce.  No chocolate for him!  I remember when I was younger, a special outing for us was a trip to the local ice cream shop for a blended ice cream treat.  Overwhelmed by all of the flavor choices my first visit, I took my dad’s advice and went with the toffee candy bar.  I was hooked and it has been my ice cream flavor weakness ever since!

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Holiday Baking Series Part 2: Almond Wedding Cookie

The holidays are finally here and I am beyond excited! The smell of freshly baked cookies permeating my entire house brings such comfort. I love sitting down at the beginning of December and making a list of recipes that will end up in my holiday gift baskets. I can attest to Carmi’s love of baking during the holidays. I believe she and I were 12 or 13 years old when I was lucky enough to receive an amazing basket full of delicious treats as my Christmas gift that year. YUM!!

Last week Carmi started off our Holiday Baking Series with a cookie recipe dedicated to her daughter. This week I will share one of my son JJ’s favorite cookies.

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