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Delightful Icy Treats for the Hottest Days of Summer

Delightful Icy Treats for the Hottest Days of Summer

Sweet, creamy, and lusciously cool, ice cream makes the dog days of summer a little more delightful. For new ways to chill, try these creative variations—from homemade soft-serve to cocktail granitas.

Whoopie Pie Ice Cream Sandwich at One Girl Cookies

In summer months, the family behind One Girl Cookies in Brooklyn replaces the thick cream-cheese frosting in their popular whoopie pies with sweet ricotta gelato, for a chilly twist on a retro treat. Available in either chocolate or pumpkin varieties, the outer cake stays soft and moist, even when frozen. Sweet!

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