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Giant Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

So here is my so long to summer!  For fun I decided to take my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and split it in half and bake two large cookies on pizza pans.  Then we put a whole gallon of our favorite ice cream between.  It was epic!  The kids loved it.

Giant Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich

1 chocolate chip cookie recipe, homemade or store bought
(*my favorite is at the bottom)
1 gallon ice cream of your choice, softened
ice cream toppings, optional

Preheat oven to 350°F
Split chocolate chip cookie batter in half
Spread one half of the mixture into a large circle on a pizza pan
Spread the other half of the batter into a large circle on the other pizza pan
Bake for approx 15 minutes
Cool completely
Turn over one of your large cookies onto the pizza pan
Spread softened ice cream over the cookie
Place second cookie on top
Cut into pie shaped pieces and decorate with ice cream toppings of your choice

*Chocolate Chip Cookies
Adapted from {365ish days of pinterest}

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg, beaten
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350°F
In a large bowl beat butter until smooth
Add both sugars and combine completely until light in color
Stir in the egg and vanilla
Combine the flour, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt
Fold in chocolate chips
Using a cookie scoop drop onto cookie sheets about an inch apart
Bake for 8-10 minutes until just set but not brown
Remove and cool on wire rack