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Be a STAR with these Holiday Ice Cream Sandwiches

Beaches and pools have opened up and ice cream trucks are once more playing their jingle. Summer has finally arrived! In this new episode of Unwritten Recipes, a HooplaHa Original Series, we commemorate Independence Day and cool down with host Felicia Levinson, with a helping hand from her son Simon, who shares with us her recipe on how to make Star Ice Cream Sandwiches.

Not every kitchen creation comes from a cookbook. Sometimes it's the story about the snack that makes it taste that much better!

When Simon and the rest of her children were younger, they would all race to the street when they heard the classic jingle of the ice cream truck as it rolled up the street. Since the truck often arrived at bedtime, each of them would get an ice cream sandwich and promptly put the treat in the freezer, saved for tomorrow's adventures!

This prompted Felicia to turn this classic into a recipe of her own. She first shows how she takes freshly baked sheets of chocolate wafer cookies and cuts out star shapes. With Simon sandwiching vanilla ice cream (or any favorite flavor) between 2 cookies and then rolling them in sprinkles, this July 4th treat is ready to serve!

This is a simple way to create the classic ice cream sandwich right at home! It's a great treat for the kids (and adults) to helps them cool down and enjoy their summer fun. It's easy to make and delicious!

Felicia, mother, thespian and comfort food creator, concocts dishes from the recipes she learned from her mother, grandmother and other special family moments. Every dish comes with a story and every one is packaged with love.

Thinking of making this recipe shown here for your Fourth of July BBQ? Check out Felica's blog Unwritten Recipes for written instructions for Star Ice Cream Sandwiches, as well as countless other tasty recipes. You can also stay connected to Felicia by following her on Facebook, Tumblr, or Pinterest.

This video was shot and edited by John Houghton. Reported by OGTV Intern, Pam Diaz.

Learn how to make more great recipes at: http://unwrittenrecipes.com/

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