I Scream, You Scream … for a Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich

Carl's Jr. has added a new dimension to your regular everyday ice cream-sandwich deliciousness by introducing a version made with a Ding Dong.

Everyone loves an ice cream sandwich. Vanilla ice cream nestled between two soft-crisp chocolate cookies dotted with a grid of small holes (why do those wafers have holes in them, anyway?) are surely among summer’s greatest pleasures.

Now the menu mavens at Carl’s Jr. have added a new dimension to your regular everyday ice cream-sandwich deliciousness by introducing a new version in which “ hand-scooped” vanilla ice cream is sandwiched between two halves of a Hostess Ding Dong.

Having just hit the burger chain, the Carl’s Jr. Ding Dong Ice Cream Sandwich will be available for $1.49 apiece throughout the summer. The company’s chief marketing officer, Brad Haley, told Time the Ding Dong was picked over a bunch of other vanilla ice cream vehicles because it was found to be “the most delicious ‘carrier’ for our latest ice cream sandwich.”

Ding-dong — your appetite is calling.

If want to make your own ice cream sandwiches at home, try this Food Network Kitchen recipe or take it giant with this one from Food Network Magazine. Go big or go homemade. Or something.

Photo courtesy of @carlsjunior
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