So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches: Coconut-, Almond- or Soy-Based


It’s National Ice Cream Sandwich Day! And who doesn’t like rich ice cream sandwiched between two wafer cookies? We’re celebrating with So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches – what about you?

So Delicious Dairy Free Ice Cream Sandwiches - Banana Split Vegan Minis

So Delicious Dairy Free Ice Cream Sandwiches - Vanilla Almond Minis

Perhaps, we like them a little too much. Though I am by no means a calorie counter, I must admit to feeling some pangs of guilt when I turn over a frozen treat wrapper to discover that I just inhaled over 300 calories while sedentarily sitting at my computer. But the So Delicious Minis pictured above are my indulgent little solution: perfectly-sized, guilt-free, dairy-free ice cream sandwiches.

Tasting Notes for the Coconut Milk So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Available in Vanilla, Coconut and Banana Split, these little gems have just 100 calories each, yet they aren’t made with any artificial sweeteners! The frozen filling is sweetened solely with agave nectar.

So Delicious Coconut Milk Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches


The Vanilla treat was an amazing experience – Like a jumbo coconut-inspired Oreo cookie with a super-thick frozen filling. The cookies still had a slightly crispy, wafer-cookie like feel, which was really pleasant. Though I could easily see how rich and smooth the ice cream filling was going to taste, it was really firm and dense. The ice cream did indeed taste “premium” and the cookies had a mild and gently sweet chocolate flavor. I didn’t get the chance to trial the Coconut flavor, but imagine that it would be similar.

My husband immediately exclaimed, “These are really good.” Even though he’s not a coconut fan. The incredible taste and texture really surprised him.

Banana Split

These were like dozens of childhood food memories wrapped up into a small but satisfying treat. The flavors were all strangely familiar, and provided an overall feeling of well-being like I enjoyed as a kid when I had not a care in the world.

My taste buds could clearly identify the banana, strawberry, and chocolate ice cream flavors – all with a very refreshing taste. The cookies on this one were softer, forgiving, and slightly fudgy. Yet, there were no sticky fingers or tumbling crumbs; in fact, I didn’t even need a napkin! If you have ever seen me eat anything that drips, pours, smooshes, or spreads, then you will know that “not messy” is hard to come by.

My husband, who is more of a coconut supertaster, also loved them. He agreed that the intended flavors took center stage. Actually, he was so smitten by both the vanilla and banana split sandwiches that he went back for a frozen treat every afternoon until both boxes had vanished.

You might be wondering, as I was, “If they were so great, then how could my sugar-addicted husband stop at one?” Here were my husband’s actual words: “There really is something to dairy and addiction. When I eat these ice cream sandwiches I feel good and satisfied. They taste great and I feel like I just had a good dessert, but I don’t feel sick or weighed down. In the past when I ate dairy ice cream, I never felt fulfilled, I always wanted more and I felt physically horrible afterward.”

Tasting Notes for Almond Milk So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Weighing in at an even lighter 90 calories, these Vanilla dairy-free ice cream sandwiches hit the sweet spot. The ice cream is richly vanilla, but refreshingly light with a definite almond essence. The cookies are extremely tender, if not a bit sticky! They have a dessert-like vibe that isn’t overly sweet, but rather compliments the cool and creamy filling. Both Tony and I would have liked a thicker ice cream center, but they were still so satisfying.

So Delicious Dairy Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

The almond milk sandwiches have a different sweetener base that includes erythritol and monk fruit – still with a relatively pure flavor but a little sharper sweetness. Kylie didn’t love them, as they were “different” in flavor from the ice cream truck sandwiches. That’s okay though, more for me!

Tasting Notes for Soy Milk So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

The “low commitment” of the Minis concept provoked So Delicious to go all in. They let go of their traditionally-sized sandwiches in favor of the little guys in their soy milk-based line, too. And I can’t say that it was a bad move.

So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches: Soy Milk-Based Vanilla


As I peeled back the wrapper of the Vanilla, I was amazed by how spot on the box image was.  The look and feel  were so comfortably familiar.  In fact, if you look up ‘ice cream sandwich’ on Wikipedia, the picture shown could easily be mistaken for a soy-based So Delicious dairy-free ice cream sandwich.

With my first bite I confirmed that the taste and texture easily kept pace with this dessert’s accurate image.  The cookie enclosures were soft, cake-y wafers that tasted more sweet than chocolate.  My taste buds were overjoyed by the return of this very memorable flavor from days long past.  Trapped in the center was a thick cool layer of their soy-based ice cream.  While I could detect the slight notes of soymilk, it was invisible to a second taste-tester.  Overall, it was a delightfully refreshing treat that didn’t cross the line to sickeningly sweet.


We later sampled the Neapolitan with nearly equal delight. The Vanilla section was as described above, the Strawberry portion had a pure, scrumptious taste, but the Chocolate part wasn’t too our liking. It was a bit harsh, flat and contrasting.

So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches - Soy-Based Vanilla and Neapolitan

The Facts on So Delicious Dairy-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Price: $4.69 per 8-pack

Certifications: All of the So Delicious dairy-free ice cream sandwiches (at last check) were certified vegan, certified kosher, and non-GMO verified (including the soy-based selections).

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, So Delicious Dairy-Free ice cream sandwiches are vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, egg-free, peanut-free, and soy-free (aside from the soy milk varieties). Nonetheless, check with the company on their manufacturing processes for all varieties if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. Processes and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company / product.

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So Delicious Dairy Free Ice Cream Sandwiches - Almond Vanilla

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Nearly guilt-free

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February 25, 2019

These nearly guilt-free noshes are perfectly-sized for both satisfaction and moderation. The overall taste excels with a rich yet refreshing vanilla or tri-flavor ice cream filling sandwiched between very tender chocolate cookies.


About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.


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  2. Hi … i am a mother of child with adhd , he has adiet gluten &dairy& suger free … i wish you offer products like ice cream or cookies free of gluten and sugar free and dairy free … thank you

  3. These Ice Cream Sandwiches look so delicious and I would bet a hundred bucks that they’re good for those figure-conscious persons. Anyway, among them I would want to grab the Banana Split.

  4. vicki cavanough on

    Hi Lisa I live in Cairns Australia where can i buy these products? Thanks Vicki