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National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 2

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day - August 2

At the center of the National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is a popular summer treat. Everyone loves holidays dedicated to delicious food, because this is a great excuse to cook it. And it’s especially nice when this food is easy to cook.


A favorite American dessert, it consists of two cookies or waffles with an ice cream filling between them. The cookie sandwich is believed to have originated in early 20th century New York City and was the invention of a street vendor. It quickly became hugely popular for the same reason it happened to the regular sandwich—the format is practical and keeps your hands clean.

Ice cream sandwiches have made their way into restaurants and cookbooks, with many variations of the treat, including waffles. This variety also quickly took root. The dessert became so beloved that a special holiday was even dedicated to it.

Interesting facts

  • Similar desserts exist in some other countries, such as Iran and Vietnam.
  • Hot chocolate or caramel sauce is added to the winter variety of treats.
  • For a sandwich, you can use any kind of ice cream: even sherbet.

How to celebrate

Make ice cream sandwiches for yourself, your friends and loved ones. Arrange a sweet table with different types of sandwiches to make it as varied as possible. This is the case when you can make many different desserts without much effort. You can limit yourself to a few sandwiches: give one to your loved ones and loved ones, they will definitely be delighted with such a present.

If you don’t feel like cooking, order home delivery of dessert, buy it in a store or go to a cafe. Some cafes have an interesting atmosphere that you will remember for a long time.

When is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day celebrated in 2022?

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is observed on August 2 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday August 2 2022
Wednesday August 2 2023
Friday August 2 2024
Saturday August 2 2025
Sunday August 2 2026


August 2
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United States

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