Sandwiches aren’t just what your mom packed you for lunch when you were little. But that could be why we’re so nostalgic for delicious filling smushed between two pieces of bread… or in this case, waffles, cookies, brownies and even donuts! From s’mores to whoopie pies and Oreos to ice cream sammies, sandwiches are completely dominating the dessert category. And after scrolling down, you’ll know why.

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Sandwich Waffles

1. Vanilla Bean Waffle Ice Cream Sammies With Maple Berry Mash: Not only are these waffle ice cream sandwiches beautiful to look at, but they’re pretty darn delicious too. (via The First Mess)

2. Mini Milk Chocolate Sandwich Cookies: Cookies and milk chocolate are a classic combination, but this recipe is far from average. These are even (kind of) guilt-free… if you can stop yourself from eating more than just one. (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)

Caramelized Chocolate, Banana and Marshmallow Sandwiches

3. Caramelized Chocolate, Banana and Marshmallow Sandwiches: Marshmallow fluff sandwiches were in everyone’s lunchbox back in grade school. Turn this childhood favorite into a star by adding soft banana slices and rich chocolate into the mix. (via Bon Appetit)

4. Black Plum Ice Cream Sandwiches on Homemade Oat Graham Crackers: We’re the first to admit: We’re suckers for hand-churned ice cream. This sweet and tart black plum flavor with brandy swirls is no exception, especially when it’s sandwiched between homemade graham crackers. (via Chasing Delicious)

Blueberry White Chocolate Marshmallow Panini

5. Blueberry, White Chocolate and Marshmallow Panini: As a twist on the classic s’more, this gooey and crisp dessert panini is the perfect ending to a dinner party. Or maybe you should just skip the dinner part? (via Always Order Dessert)

Chocolate-Oatmeal Moon Pies

6. Chocolate Oatmeal Moon Pies: This decadent take on a classic confection combines oats, cherries and pecans with a marshmallow creme filling and a honey chocolate dipping sauce drizzled over the top. You’ll never buy the packaged ones again. (via Bon Appetit)


7. Chocolate, Cardamom and Coffee Ice Cream Sandwiches: While this recipe is brought to you by the San Francisco ice cream shop, Mr. and Mrs. Miscellaneous, the true star of this sammie is most definitely the cookie. (via Bon Appetit)

sea salt caramel macarons

8. Sea Salt Caramel Macarons: French macarons are petite, elegant and sweet — the perfect sophisticated sandwich. These macarons are crunchy on the outside, fluffy on the inside and give you that sweet and salty flavor combo we all long for in our desserts. (via The Little Epicurean)

Turtle Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

9. Turtle Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich: Known as the Sandwich King, Jeff Mauro takes the old-school flavors of pecans, caramel and chocolate into — you guessed it — a sandwich. After you assemble these decadent treats, you can freeze them for future turtle cravings. (via Jeff Mauro)

Red Velvet Chocolate Chunk Whoopie Pies

10. Red Velvet Chocolate Chunk Sandwich Cookies: One of the toughest decisions at a cupcake shop is choosing between red velvet and chocolate. But what if you can have both?! This semi-homemade sandwich doctors up boxed cookies into a confectionary masterpiece. (via Bake or Break)

Chocolate Chip Cookie Sandwich with Strawberry Gelato

11. Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookie and Strawberry Gelato Sandwiches: The only thing that makes this fresh strawberry gelato better is when it’s squished between two rich choco cookies. Who can resist chocolate and strawberries?! (via Bon Appetit)

Chocolate Dipped Coffee Ice Cream Donut Sandwiches

12. Chocolate-Dipped Coffee Ice Cream Glazed Doughnut Sandwiches: Ah… the classic AM fave… coffee and donuts. This re-imaginged donut sandwich could be the best thing since sliced bread. Seriously. (via Taste Spotting)

Ice Cream Loti

13. Open Ice Cream Loti Sandwiches: Not only is this native Singaporean street snack colorful, it’s absolutely fool proof. Just scoop assorted flavors of ice cream atop home-baked rainbow bread and you’ve got yourself a winner. (via Feast)

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches

14. Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Sandwiches With Whipped Chocolate Ganache: How cute are these puffy, bite-sized cookie sammies? What really won us over, though, is that they’re made with chocolate and peanut butter. (via How Sweet It Is)

Cracker Ice Cream Brownie Sandwiches

15. Like Crack Ice Cream Brownie Sandwich: The name says it all for these brownie ‘wiches. They’re addicting and most certainly not good for you, but they’re good for your taste buds so that’s gotta count for something, right? (via Lady and Pups)

16. Toasted Fluffernutters With Cabernet Chocolate Fondue: Dip anything in chocolate, and we’re in. In this case, you take your classic fluffernutter sandwich, toast it and dunk it in melted chocolate that’s laced with red wine. Yum. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Peach Froyo and Basil Snickerdoodle Sandwiches

17. Peach Froyo and Basil Snickerdoodle Sandwiches: Your mouth will literally explode after biting into these sweet, fresh, tart, salty and spiced sammies… and just when you thought it wasn’t possible to pack all those flavor profiles into one handheld treat. (via Desserts for Breakfast)

18. Nutella Stuffed French Toast with Macerated Strawberries: Dessert for breakfast? Yes, please! Chocolate hazelnut spread makes everything better. And we mean everything. Just imagine your French toast and strawberries drenched in that ooey, gooey, nutty goodness. (via Cooking Classy)

Salted Caramel Brownie Sandwiches

19. Salted Caramel Brownie Sandwich Cookies: It’s going to be hard to resist these mouthwatering dark chocolate brownies when they come out of the oven smelling like Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. But do your best to let them cool, because once you spread on the salted-caramel frosting, oh man… we just don’t even know. (via Donna Hay)

20. Mini Apple Pie Sandwich Cookies: This ain’t your grandmother’s apple pie recipe. Unless, of course, your g-ma made mini-pie-crust cookies stuffed with homemade apple pie filling— in which case, it’s just like grandma used to make. (via Baker Bettie)

21. Tiramisu Sandwich Cookies: While this traditional Italian dessert normally consists of ladyfingers dipped in coffee and layered with mascarpone, sugar and cocoa, this version uses a cream cheese and Kahlua-filled cookie to get the point across. These cookies truly define afternoon pick me up. (via Lemons For Lulu)

22. S’mores Sandwich Cookies: Just one look at these s’mores cookies, and we’re roasting marshmallows by the campfire. You can’t go wrong with creamy marshmallow fluff sandwiched between two homemade graham cracker cookies dipped in melted chocolate. C’mon, people. (via Ring Finger Tan Line)

Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

23. Frozen Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwiches: Looking for a gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free and soy-free snack? (Whoisn’t?!) Look no further than these chocolate-covered peanut-butter-and-banana mini sammies. Do yourself a favor and don’t skip out on the homemade honey-vanilla-bourbon peanut butter. (via A Gutsy Girl)

24. Strawberry Shortcake Whoopie Pies: When strawberry shortcake married whoopie pie, these were born. These vanilla cookie-cake hybrids are stuffed with a fluffy buttercream frosting and slices of sweet, juicy strawberries. (via Cookies and Cups)

Mint Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

25. Mint Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches: This idea is so genius. Layer your favorite ice cream (in this case, mint choco chip) between home-baked dark-chocolate brownies, and you’ve got yourself a handheld brownie sundae. (via 50 Macarons, Cake Pop and Cute Things)

26. Easy Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches: Throwing a party? You can literally make these in under five minutes. All you need is a box of Oreos, a variety of gelato flavors and colorful toppings. You can even lay everything out for a fab build-your-own ice cream sandwich bar. (via Bakerella)

Which sweet dessert sandwich makes you weak? Tell us in the comments!