He's A Cool Fellow! Gingerbread Ice Cream Man
Ice cream sandwiches make a cool dessert! They're shaped by gingerbread cookies and decorated with melted candy.
Bake and cool cookies. Use melted white candy in cut parchment bag to pipe whites of eyes, mouth and nose.
Use melted light cocoa candy in cut parchment bag to pipe pupils.
Add small amount of melted red candy to white candy to make pink. Place pink candy in cut parchment bag and pipe cheeks.
Use melted green candy in cut parchment bag to pipe shorts and straps. Let set.
Use melted red candy in cut parchment bag to pipe tie, buttons and zigzag trim on shorts hem. Let set.
Lay 1/2 in. thick slices of ice cream flat. Use gingerbread boy cutter to cut ice cream shape.
Sandwich ice cream between two cookies. Serve immediately or freeze until ready to serve.
The Zigzag is a popular way to fill in outlined areas, perfect for ribbed sweater and cuff effects. You can also use tight zigzags to cover the entire side of your cake—they look great!