When you think of ice cream sandwiches, you are probably thinking of those rectangular, cardboard-like vessels that the ice cream truck was always peddling. But you needn’t bear them anymore. These 40 ice cream sandwiches have made solemn vows to banish the boring. Flavor up with these frozen treats that will make you wonder why you’ve suffered through those foil-wrapped things for so long. What would we do for a Klondike Bar? Meh, not much. But for these crazy sandwiches — we’d get real weird.

1. Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches: A food trend to rival the cronut, these treats are available on a pop-up basis from Churro Borough in LA and are filled with flavors like horchata, vanilla custard, Mexican hot chocolate and Spanish latte. (via Jezebel)

2. Donuts with Maple Salted Ice Cream and Caramel: This looks terrible… said no one ever. Are you currently wondering why you haven’t thought of slicing open your donuts before? (via Bakeaholic Mama)

3. Frozen Waffle Sandwiches: If you’re not feeling up to an omelette this morning, Eggos and ice cream’ll do nicely. (via Pass The Sushi)

4. Paleo S’mores Sandwich: Those aren’t cookies, peeps. They are actually homemade paleo and gluten-free graham crackers! (via Peachy Palate)

5. PB + J: The classic brown bag sandwich has transformed into a not-so-classic dessert. Use pre-made ingredients, and bam! Done like dinner. (via BHG)

6. Salted Chocolate Diablo: Though they might look somewhat tame, these sammies are packing some darker-than-dark chocolate, ginger, cinnamon and spicy cayenne for extra “bazinga!” (via The Artful Desperado)

7. Gingersnap Blueberry Mango: The color isn’t the only thing that’s captured our attention with these beauties. It’s also this blogger’s clever use of leftovers. (via The Kitchen McCabe)

8. Pumpkin Ice Cream Salted Pepita Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches: Trick or treat? The answer is obvious. It would be scary to wait until Halloween to make these frozen pumpkin sweetums. (via SP Cookie Queen)

9. Dulce De Leche + Waffle Cookies: These gourmet goodies owe a debt of gratitude not to a waffle iron, but to a panini press of all things. (via Squirrelly Minds)

10. Grilled Cinnamon Cupcake: Let them eat cupcake! (via Bacon Egg + Cheesecake)

11. Chocolate Dipped Coffee Ice Cream Glazed Donut Sandwiches: We’re going to need to increase our donut budget this month to allow for 50-60 ice cream sandwiches just like this. (via Bon Appetit)

12. Vanilla Bean Waffle Ice Cream Sandwiches with Maple-Berry Mash: Surprisingly enough, these tempting treats are vegan and gluten-free. (via The First Mess)

13. Pretzel + Nutella Bites: These tiny treats are made of the salty-sweet goodness of pretzels, chocolate, Nutella and crushed hazelnuts. (via Perry’s Plate)

14. Brioche Sandwiches: No cookies? No problem. Just use bread! Or a big buttery brioche roll! (via Last Ingredient)

15. Cinnamon Roll Whoopie Pies: So technically, that’s not ice cream in there. But you should put ice cream in yours and then tell us all about it. (via The Gunny Sack)

16. Blackberry Mascarpone Salted Caramel Pie: This delightful stack is packed with so many flavors, from the sweet and salty caramel to those mini blackberry pies. We need to get our hands on one STAT. (via The Kitchen McCabe)

17. Healthy Chocolate Pancakes: These are healthy? THESE?! (via Chocolate-Covered Katie)

18. Candied Popcorn: Sweet bajeezus. (via Spicy Ice Cream)

19. Pop Tart Sandwich: Well, apparently Carl’s Jr. tried a Pop Tart ice cream sandwich out last summer… and we don’t hate it. This version, however, is from a grub hub in DC. (via Dining DC)

20. Homemade Pop Tart Ice Cream Sandwich: Ooh, and then a NYC ice cream joint hacked it homemade-style. (via Milk Made Ice Cream)

21. Nila Wafer Ice Cream Sandwiches: Sprinkles complete these wee mini ‘wiches. (via Tikkido)

22. Butterbeer Treats: Though inspired by Harry Potter, you don’t need a magic wand to wizard these frozen butterscotch and shortbread treats into existence. (via Cherry Tea Cakes)

23. Brownie + Salted Caramel: Brownies… why didn’t we think of that? (via Yummy Mummy Kitchen)

24. Glutenless Sandwiches: These treats are made with banana and coconut milk ice cream, naturally sweetened pancakes and a drizzle of chocolate. (via Mandy’s Healthy Life)

25. Rice Krispies Treats: Easy on the eyes and on the cook, Rice Krispies treats make a perfect (albeit messy) vehicle for ice cream. (via Oprah)

26. Ritz Cracker Stack: Hold the cheese. We’re stacking our buttery crackers with ice cream from now own. (via Joy the Baker)

27. Lucky Charm Sandwich: Why should Rice Krispies get to have all the fun? These charming ‘wiches will make you forget all about that pot of gold. (via Eat Sleep Make)

28. Cake Batter + Brownies: Too many sprinkles? NEVER. (via Raspberri Cupcakes)

29. Frozen Sliders: Little burglets… that are actually ice cream sandwiches! And little fries… that are actually churros! (via Camille Styles)

30. S’mores-Style: Graham crackers, toasted marshmallows… we’re just in heaven. (via Eat Sleep Make)

31. Chocolate Cream Cheese Scones: Whoa, who needs the ice cream? We want to hear more about this rich, chocolate cream cheese scone. (via Lab at 56)

32. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Forget baking! It’s too hot outside anyways. (via Mel’s Kitchen Cafe)

33. Baklava Ice Cream Sandwiches: The Greeks have brought us so many things for which we are eternally grateful — democracy, the Pythagorean Theorem and these ice cream sandwiches. (via Souvlaki for the Soul)

34. Strawberry Sour Cream Macaron: Light, airy macarons provide the perfect place for a sweet, summery ice cream made with fresh berries and zingy sour cream to live. (via Amanda Jaffe Photography)

35. Vegan Cherry Bourbon: Boozy ice cream is the way to a Brit girl’s heart, is it not? (via The Kitchen Prep)

36. Speculoos + Stroopwafel Ice Cream Sandwiches: If you haven’t tried Speculoos cookie butter, then you haven’t experienced its addictive qualities. Either way, you’re cleared to make these delicious dreams come true. But beware… (via The Cooking of Joy)

37. Vegan Mint Chip Sandwiches: Hold onto your mindgrapes, because this raw recipe is mind-blowing. (via This Rawsome Vegan Life)

38. Coconut Lemon Macaroon Ice Cream Sandwich: These snowy white desserts are best served with a piña colada on the side. It’s a fact. (via She Likes Food)

39. Dulce de Leche Sandwich: Alfajores are sandwich cookies from South America that are packed with dulce de leche. This sandwich sounds like the perfect frozen hack of those cookies, and we can’t wait to test drive this recipe. (via The Wicked Noodle)

40. Two-Bite Samoa Ice Cream Sandwiches: Aaaand now we’re going to have to spend a few hours contemplating all of the possible Girl Scout cookie and ice cream combinations out there. (via Country Cleaver)

Sandwich, anyone? Let us know which ‘wich you’ll be making first!