Pumpkin Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe From Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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There are still a few days of autumn to go, so why not recreate this perfect fall treat at home! A Pumpkin Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich from Animal Kingdom! 

Ice cream sandwiched between 2 soft and delicious cookies sounds like heaven, plus it has some colorful sprinkles to make it more fun!

Take a look at the super easy recipe and have fun baking with your family this holiday season.


Pumpkin Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp of allspice
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of cream of tartar
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup of light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup of pumpkin puree

Ice Cream Sandwiches

  • 4 (1/2 cup) scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup of holiday sprinkles


Pumpkin Cookies

  • Step 1: Whisk together flour, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, allspice, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt in a small bowl until combined. Then set aside.
  • Step 2: Cream together butter, 1/2 cup of granulated sugar and brown sugar in a mixing bowl of electric mixer using a paddle attachment for 1-2 minutes. Mix in the egg yolk and vanilla on low speed until combined.
  • Step 3: Mix in pumpkin puree on low speed, making sure to scrape down sides. Then add dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Step 4: Scoop into 8 balls (1/4 cup each) on a large plate lined with parchment paper and chill for 1 hour.
  • Step 5: Preheat the oven to 325F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Pour remaining 1/2 cup of granulated sugar into a medium bowl.
  • Step 6: Roll chilled cookie balls into the granulated sugar and place on a cookie sheet, 2-3 inches apart, and bake for 17-20 minutes until edges are browned and centers begin to set.
  • Step 7: Remove from oven and cool completely.

Pumpkin Cookies Ice Cream Sandwiches

  • Step 1: Pour holiday sprinkles onto a large plate.
  • Step 2: Place 1 scoop of ice cream between two cookies and gently press until ice cream spreads out to the edges of the cookies. Roll edges of cookie sandwich in holiday sprinkles.

Now enjoy!

Credit: Disney Parks

Ana Leal