Meet the Rice Krispies treat ice cream sandwich, a tasty concoction that replaces the typical cookies with marshmallow-filled Rice Krispies treats. It's the perfect combination of chewy, crispy cereal and cool, creamy ice cream. What's not to love?
Garden Creamery owner Erin Lang knows a thing or two about that. Rice Krispies treat ice cream sandwiches are in regular rotation at her San Francisco spot, which recently opened following a few years on the road as a food truck.
Lang initially used strawberry ice cream for the sandwiches, but soon realized that a frozen peanut butter mousse held up better and provided a superior taste and texture. Frozen peanut butter or chocolate mousse now form the basis of Garden Creamery's Crunch Daddy sandwich, served with cocoa or regular Krispies. And it was this treat that brought two people together in wedded bliss.
"One couple met over our Crunch Daddy Sandwich on social media by striking up a conversation," Lang told The Feast. "The groom had posted the sandwich pic and the bride wanted to find out how to get her hands on the sandwich."
One thing led to another, as it does when viral desserts are involved. "We then catered their wedding with the sandwiches!" Lang revealed.
Garden Creamery isn't the only place to serve up these Instagram-friendly treats. At Emmy Squared pizzeria in Brooklyn, NY, you can chase a slice of pepperoni with a Rice Krispies treat ice cream sandwich covered in sprinkles.
If you can't visit a place selling these treats, it's easy to create your own marriage-worthy dessert using frozen mousse, ice cream, sorbet, or frozen yogurt, along with the Rice Krispies treat of your choice. Kellogg's even has an official recipe for the sandwiches, but they're pretty pumpkin spice latte-basic, and you may want to get adventurous in your own kitchen. Kick up your love odds a notch by mixing crushed candy and cookies or peanut butter into the treats or swap the Rice Krispies for a more outrageous cereal like Cocoa Puffs or Fruity Pebbles.
Just remember to keep posting your creations on social media (preferably with a hot selfie)…after all, your IG soulmate could be just a hashtag away.
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