Chocolate Cake Waffle Cookies with Banana Ice Cream #CreativeCookieExchange

July is a hot month for those of us here in the US, and ice cream is the favorite treat of summer.  This month, #CreativeCookieExchange challenged us to find a cookie that would go well with ice cream, nense the inspiration for the cake style cookie.

Cake and Ice Cream go hand-in-hand and so does this take on a waffle cookie.  These cookies are delicious plain with the ice cream, or you can jazz them up with the glaze recipe I provide. However you chose to serve them, they are delicious!

Chocolate Cake Waffle Cookies

makes approx 36 cookies

1 cake mix (buy a good brand for the best flavor)
2 eggs
1/2 c water
2 T oil
1 t vanilla
1 t cinnamon

Preheat waffle pan.  I used an electric one.  Beat all ingredients together.  Spray waffle pan with cooking spray.  Drop 1 T of batter onto the waffle pan.  My pan is round, with four divisions.  I placed 1 T of batter in the center of each division.  Close waffle pan and cook for 2 minutes, or until desired doneness.  Continue until all batter is used.  Let cool.

Cocoa Glaze

1/2 stick of butter, melted
1/2 c cocoa
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 t vanilla or almond extract

Beat together until sugar is dissolved.  Dip cookies into the glaze and let harden.

Blend Tec Banana Ice Cream

Serves 2

1 frozen banana
1/2 c crushed ice
1/2 c French vanilla coffee creamer

Add to Blend Tec in this order: creamer, ice and peeled and quartered banana.  Process on ice cream mode.  Serve immediately or store in freezer until ready to use.

Enjoy these other fine cookie and ice cream combinations!  I can't wait! You can also just use us as a great resource for cookie recipes--be sure to check out our Pinterest Board and our monthly posts (you can find all of them at The Spiced Life). You will be able to find them the first Tuesday after the 15th of each month! Also, if you are looking for inspiration to get in the kitchen and start baking, check out what all of the hosting bloggers have made:
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