31 Top Treats for Ice Cream Month

Celebrate national ice cream month with these deliciously sweet recipes from Food.com that are sure to keep you cool all summer long.

Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches

"Get your waffles as crisp as possible without burning them and this will remind you of a waffle cone! Try adding a thin layer of whipped topping and chocolate syrup to each waffle, too."


Balsamic Strawberries & Ice Cream on Pound Cake

This super-simple dessert is made even easier when you opt for store-bought pound cake.

Oreo Ice Cream Delight

"This is food for the gods! If there's any left after I get done sampling it, I'll serve it to the family. A quick, easy-to-fix and super-delicious recipe!"


Blueberry Ice Cream

"The original recipe calls for more vanilla, but I reduced the amount so it did not overpower the blueberry flavor. This is perfect with fresh or frozen blueberries."


Lighter Baked Peanut Butter-Banana Split

Seven simple ingredients and 20 minutes are all you need to make this warm and gooey sundae. Bonus: It isn't quite as sinful as the ice cream shop's.

Fried Ice Cream

"This was a hit for dessert! I used Frosted Flakes as the cereal and added just a pinch more cinnamon."

-Dine & Dish

Chocolate Amaretto Ice Cream Cake

"I made this with low-fat chocolate ice cream on one side and coffee on the other — they both went great with the amaretto!"


Banana Split Shortcakes

"I made the strawberry sauce the day before and then just had to bake the shortcakes, assemble them and enjoy each bite."


Lemon Meringue Ice Cream Pie

"This was the perfect recipe for a heat wave! Just remember that it takes some time in the freezer to set all of the layers."

-Lori in NC

2-Ingredient Boston Cooler

"I grew up on this great float. This can be made sugar free using sugar-free ice cream and diet pop."

-scotty's mom..

Mexican Ice Cream Sundaes

Cereal-coated ice cream tops cinnamon tortillas in this fun crunchy-creamy treat. Don't forget the cherry on top!

S'mores Ice Cream Cake

"This is a delicious variation on an old favorite. The suggestion to dip the pan briefly in hot water to unmold it worked very well."

-Sue Lau

Easy Peppermint Ice Cream Pie

Not a mint lover? This versatile no-cook pie works with whatever ice cream flavor you favor!

Peanut Butter & Jelly Ice Cream

"If you don't want the jam, make plain peanut butter ice cream and add in some chocolate chips or mix in a fudge swirl."

-Roxanne J.R.

Rocky Road Cake

You'll go nuts for this versatile ice cream cake that calls for whatever candy, chocolate or other sweet fixings you have on hand.

Hot Fudge Sauce

"This is my favorite hot fudge recipe! It has the perfect flavor and texture."


Ice Cream with Olive Oil & Sea Salt

"I was scared to try it, but once I did, I loved it. It has such a unique taste!"


Chocolate-Lined Cones

Light Pina Colada Cherry Ice Cream


Light Pina Colada Cherry Ice Cream

"Great ice cream! It's not too sweet and the coconut, pineapple and cherries go well together."


Peanut Butter Sundae Sauce

"My kids really liked this sauce on their ice cream, and I tried it on bananas. It's a great treat that would be a super topping on pancakes, too!"


Hot Chocolate Float

"What a yummy chocolate-mint afternoon pick-me-up! The flavor was delicious — I topped it off with chocolate whipped cream!"


Lavender & Vanilla Ice Cream

"This ice cream is wonderful served with poached gooseberries and rhubarb, as well as with classic apple pies and crumbles."

-French Tart

Maple Splurge Ice Cream Sauce

"This topping is a real gourmet treat that is pourable right from the fridge."

-* Pamela *

Frozen Brownie Cupcakes

"I love the fact that they are stored in the freezer, so I can just pull one out when I want one! Definitely fulfills my chocolate craving."


Cinnamon Coconut Swirl Ice Cream

"Delicious! I used vanilla bean and less cinnamon. This is easy and tasty and gives you a different flavor!"


Frozen Kahlua Creme

"These are creamy cups of deliciousness! They go together easily and will definitely impress your guests."


Apple Pie Dessert Cups

Wonton wrappers stand in for the crust in these fruity five-ingredient treats.

Dairy-Free Peach Ice Cream

"I use store-bought frozen peaches and just a little less brown sugar. It's a real treat."


Caramel Frappe

"I absolutely love this recipe! My store doesn't sell the Folgers latte mix, so I substituted it with Maxwell House's International Cafe French Vanilla."


Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

"I add a tad of Kahlua to the chocolate fudge ... mmm good!"

-Vseward (Chef~V)

Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwich

"Cinnamon cookies with cold, creamy ice cream in the middle — these go fast! You can mix it up with your favorite ice cream flavor."