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  • Cookies and Cream

    Playing to the kid inside us all, the ice cream sandwich is back—and better than ever.


    Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs

    Order dessert at this Ballpark shop and discover slightly spicy Boulder-based Glacier cinnamon ice cream sandwiched between two chewy, thin chipotle chile brownies.
    The naughty-with-a-bit-of-nice treat echoes the shop’s fearless hot dog combos. 2148 Larimer St., 720-746-9355,

    Generous Servings Cafe

    This brick of a sandwich is a grown-up version of the childhood favorite—right
    down to the crumbs that stick to your fingers. Chocolate, chocolate-chip, or peanut butter wafers bookend vanilla ice cream,
    and the ends are rolled in toppings such as mini chocolate chips, shredded coconut,
    or chopped pecans. 3801 W. 32nd Ave., 303-455-9730,

    Cream City Treats

    A food truck that serves nothing but ice cream sandwiches. Need we say more? Young entrepreneur and chef Elisa Salvat puts extra care into her sandwiches: She bakes cakey whoopie pies so that the
    treats are extra soft and creates knockout flavor combinations such as lemon-
    pistachio and red velvet. 720-431-2422,

    Sweet Action Ice Cream

    At this hip Baker spot, find the classic—chocolate-chip cookies with vanilla ice cream—alongside more wacky combos such as Marczyk Fine Foods’ bacon cookies
    with peanut butter ice cream. Bonus: If you can’t make it to Sweet Action, Steuben’s
    also sells the goodies. 52 Broadway, 303-282-4645,

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