Quick & Easy Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake!

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Quick and Easy Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Layers of ice cream sandwiches, pudding, vanilla wafers and Cool Whip create this quick & easy Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake!


  • 12 Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • 16 oz Whipped Topping such as Cool Whip
  • 1/4 cup Vanilla Wafers crushed
  • 1 box Instant Vanilla Pudding
  • Food Coloring red & blue

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  1. Combine 8 oz whipped topping, pudding and crushed cookies until well mixed.
  2. Divide evenly into two bowls. Add red food coloring to one and blue to the other half.
  3. On a tray small enough to fit in the freezer, lay out 4 ice cream sandwiches.
  4. Top with blue topping making sure not to go over outer edges. Top with 4 more sandwiches.
  5. Top with red topping making sure not to go over outer edges again topping with 4 more sandwiches.
  6. Cover and ice with remaining whipped topping. Place in freezer for at least 2 hours.
  7. Slice and serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 583, Fat: 23g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 31mg, Sodium: 355mg, Potassium: 237mg, Carbohydrates: 88g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 59g, Protein: 9g, Vitamin A: 406%, Calcium: 166%, Iron: 1%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword Ice Cream

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake! Easy, yummy and just a few minutes of prep time!

This super easy dessert takes just minutes to put together but looks super impressive!

Layers of ice cream sandwiches stacked up with a yummy pudding filling is the perfect end to a summer meal!  If you are expecting more guests, you can easily make this cake bigger by adding more sandwiches.

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  1. The directions for the Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwich Cake & the Picture of it seem different to me. It looks like therwere a lot more Ice Cream Sandwiches used than 12. How many Ice Cream Sandwiches & Cool Whip were actually used in the Pictured Patriotic I.C S Cake??

    1. The cake in the photo used 12 ice cream sandwiches. The whipped cream/pudding mix used between the layers may make it look like there were more sandwiches stacked in there plus the cool whip on the outside makes it seem bigger. :)