We tried 8 different vegan ice cream sandwiches! See which ones we love and recommend buying if you want a dairy free ice cream sandwich!
Why yes, we are doing a Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich Review. And we hope you are just as excited as we are.
First, before we even get into this, can you believe we found EIGHT different ones. We couldn’t either. Yes, 4 of them are from 2 brands, but still!
Would you believe me if I said there were even more? There were some that we’ve heard of that couldn’t find, but also some of these brands have additional flavors but we thought that would be too many to try!
Also if you haven’t, check out some of our other vegan taste tests:
- vegan shredded cheese taste test
- EPIC 30+ Brands vegan yogurt taste test
- vegan cream cheese taste test
- vegan sour cream taste test
- See even more vegan taste tests here!
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Watch our video on The Best Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich Review & Taste Test:
We know that everyone has different taste buds. What we may think is the best, may completely vary from what you actually like.
You may ultimately think our best is the worst and that’s okay. We created this video as hopefully a starting point for people and we can only go off our opinion.
WHAT VEGAN ICE CREAM SANDWICH BRANDS DID WE TRY?
Despite trying out 5 different brands, we know that there are even more out there. We just didn’t find them local to us. The brands that we did find and try are:
- So Delicious
- Jolly Llama
HOW DID WE DO THE VEGAN ICE CREAM SANDWICH TASTE TEST?
It was really quite simple.
We literally just ate the ice cream.
Honestly, for many of our taste tests we go in thinking there may be taste or texture differences and that is what we are focusing on. We really went into this video thinking that everything was going to taste terrific. I mean it’s ice cream. Can it really be bad?
We weren’t doing these one to talk about rank or anything like that.
Best Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich Review:
Tofutti Cuties Snack Size Sandwiches
Thoughts: The Tofutti Cuties are small vegan ice cream sandwiches. Then fit in the palm of Larisha’s hand. They come in vanilla, chocolate and mint chocolate chip ice cream flavors. In the video, we tried both the vanill and chocolate ice cream sandwiches.
The flavor of the ice cream overall was great, but the chocolate wasn’t very pronounced in the chocolate version. They agreed that there wasn’t much of a difference between the chocolate and vanilla in terms of taste.
How many come in a package? There are 8 vegan ice cream sandwiches in a package of Tofutti Cuties.
Where to Buy: We found these at our local Natural Health store, but you can use the Tofutti Store Locator to find them near you.
Vanilla Cuties Ingredients: WATER, SUGAR, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS CORN OIL, NON-GMO (SOY PROTEIN, TOFU) COCOA BUTTER, VANILLA, SOY LECITHIN, GUAR SEED GUM, CAROB BEAN GUM, SALT. WAFER INGREDIENTS:
UNBLEACHED WHEAT FLOUR, SUGAR, CARAMEL COLOR, SOYBEAN OIL, YELLOW CORN FLOUR, COCOA, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, BAKING SODA, SOY LECITHIN.
Chocolate Cuties Ingredients: WATER, SUGAR, CORN SYRUP SOLIDS, CORN OIL, NON-GMO (SOY PROTEIN, TOFU) COCOA PROCESSED WITH ALKALI, COCOA BUTTER, VANILLA, SOY LECITHIN, GUAR SEED GUM, CAROB BEAN GUM, SALT. WAFER INGREDIENTS: UNBLEACHED WHEAT FLOUR, SUGAR, CARAMEL COLOR, SOYBEAN OIL, YELLOW CORN FLOUR, COCOA, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, SALT, BAKING SODA, SOY LECITHIN.
Top 8 Allergens: Soy, Wheat.
Price : $4.99
So Delicious Dairy Free Sandwiches Vanilla Bean
Thoughts: The coconut flavor is VERY prominent in these. While we didn’t mind, we don’t think that people who don’t like coconut would like this. They are about the same size as the Tofutti Cuties.
In addition to the coconut based Vanilla Bean ones we tried, they also have Coconutmilk Coconut (I guess even more coconut-y?) and an almondmilk based vanilla one (the almondmilk one still contains coconut oil).
How many come in a package? There are 8 vegan ice cream sandwiches in a package of So Delicious Dairy Free Sandwiches.
Where to Buy: We found these at our local Natural Health store, but you can use the So Delicious Store Locator to find them near you.
Ingredients: Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (Organic Coconutmilk [Filtered Water, Organic Coconut], Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Coconut Oil, Organic Tapioca Syrup, Pea Protein, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum, Natural Flavor, Vanilla Bean), Wafer (Wheat Flour, Cane Sugar, Palm Oil, Organic Brown Rice Syrup, Caramel Color, Baking Soda, Sunflower Lecithin, Cocoa [Processed With Alkali], Salt, Natural Vanilla Flavor).
Top 8 Allergens: Coconut, Wheat.
Jolly Llama Dairy Free Gluten Free Sandwiches Premium Vanilla
Thoughts: We liked these a lot. Love that they are gluten free for our friends that need that. The ice cream was good and thick! Thicker than the first two brands mentioned. We could tell the graininess that comes along with many gluten free items, but the overall taste was great.
In addition to the vanilla ones, they also have vegan mint chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches that are also gluten free.
Where to Buy: We found these at our local Natural Health Store. Use the Jolly Llama Store Locator to see where to buy near you.
Ingredients: Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert (Water, Stabilizer (Tapioca Syrup Solids, Dextrose, Pea Protein, Salt, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum), Cane Sugar, Coconut Oil, Natural Flavor), Gluten Free Wafer (Cane Sugar, Pea Starch, Non-Hydrogenated Shortening (Palm Oil), Potato Starch, White Rice Flour, Cocoa Powder, Tapioca Starch, Water, Tapioca Syrup, Pea Protein, Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Modified Cellulose, Pea Fiber, Natural Flavor, Inulin, Sodium Bicarbonate).
Top 8 Allergens: Coconut.
Alen’s Organic Dairy Free Round Sammies Frozen Dessert
Thoughts: We tried two different dairy free ice cream sandwich flavors from Alden’s Organic. The first was a more traditional one – dairy free vanilla bean. And then we also tried the dairy free caramel drizzle ice cream sandwich.
Both of these are thicker with the amount of ice cream. The caramel is more of a vanilla cookie and not the traditional chocolate. The caramel drizzle flavor was absolutely amazing. Definitely not a traditional ice cream sandwich but that flavor was outstanding.
In addition to the two we tried, Alden’s Organic also has a dairy free key lime ice cream sandwich.
Note: Not all Alden’s Organic products are vegan friendly as some are made with milk. Please ensure that you are purchasing the correct ones when buying.
Where to Buy: We found these at Sprouts, but you can use the Alden’s Organic Store Locator to see what is available near you.
Vanilla Ingredients: FROZEN DESSERT: Dairy Free Frozen Dessert Blend* (Water, Cane Sugar*, Coconut Oil*, Tapioca Syrup*, Inulin*, Brown Rice*, Whole Oat Flour*, Acacia Gum*, Pea Protein*, Soy Lecithin*, Guar Gum*, Locust Bean Gum*), Natural Vanilla Flavor With Other Natural Flavors*, Ground Vanilla Beans*. COOKIE WAFERS: Wheat Flour*, Cane Sugar*, Palm Oil*, Caramel Color*, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Cocoa* (Processed With Alkali), Cane Syrup*, Soy Lecithin*, Salt, Baking Soda, Natural Flavor*. *Organic
Caramel Ingredients: FROZEN DESSERT: Dairy Free Frozen Dessert Blend* (Water, Cane Sugar*, Coconut Oil*, Tapioca Syrup*, Inulin*, Brown Rice*, Whole Oat Flour*, Acacia Gum*, Pea Protein*, Soy Lecithin*, Guar Gum*, Locust Bean Gum*), Non-Dairy Caramel* (Tapioca Syrup*, Water, Cane Sugar*, Pea Protein*, Natural Flavor*, Salt, Coconut Oil*, Pectin), Caramel Base* (Sugar*, Water), Sea Salt, Natural Caramel Flavor*, Annatto Extract* (Color). COOKIE WAFERS: Wheat Flour*, Cane Sugar*, Palm Oil*, Cane Syrup*, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Natural Flavor*, Salt, Soy Lecithin*, Baking Soda. *Organic
Top 8 Allergens: Coconut, Soy, Wheat (for both varieties)
Coolhaus Awesome Dessert Dairy Free Frozen Dessert Sandwich
Thoughts: So these are different than the others in that they are not a traditional soft chocolate cake-like cookie with vanilla ice cream sandwiched in between. These are two actual cookies with ice cream sandwiched in between. The ice cream is a thick layer and they are delicious.
We tried the Dairy Free Tahitian Vanilla Frozen Dessert Sandwich and the Dairy Free Cookie Dough Lyfe Frozen Dessert Sandwich. We liked both but found that the cookie dough one was more favorable to both of us.
Other flavors include:
- OG Vanilla
- Dirty Mint Chip
- Cookies and Cream
Note: Not all of Cool Haus products are vegan friendly as some are made with milk. Please ensure that you are purchasing the correct ones when buying.
Where to Buy: We found these at Whole Foods. Use Cool Haus’ Store Locator To See Where to Purchase Near You!
Dairy Free Tahitian Vanilla Ingredients: Pure Cane Sugar, Safflower Oil, Brown Rice Flour, Organic Natural Cocoa Butter, Pea Protein, Vanilla Paste (Cane Sugar, Dextrose, Fructose, Vanilla Beans, Natural Flavor), Vanilla Extract, Exhausted Vanilla, Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Locust Bean Gum, Guar Gum. CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE: Enriched Flour [Wheat Flour, Enriched, Niacin, Reduced Iron,Thiamine, Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Organic Brown Sugar, Organic Chocolate Chips [Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Unsweetened Chocolate, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Soy Lecithin, Organic Natural Vanilla Extract], Canola Oil, Organic Whole Grain Brown Rice, Rice Syrup, Grape Juice, Salt, Baking Soda, Baking Powder. Made in a facility that also processes milk, soy, wheat, tree nuts and peanuts.
Dairy Free Cookie Dough Lyfe Ingredients: Non-GMO Yellow Peas, Organic Whole Grain Brown Rice, Organic Cocoa Butter, Organic Cane Sugar, Non-GMO Brown Sugar, Water, Molasses, Whole Wheat Pastry Flour, Salt, Organic Safflower Oil, Non-GMO Cookie Dough Flake (Wheat Flour, Brown Sugar, Cane Sugar, RSPO-certified Palm Oil, Powdered Cane Sugar [Cane Sugar, Corn Starch], Coconut Oil, Water, Cocoa Processed with Alkali, Cocoa, Tapioca Syrup, Salt, Sunflower Oil, Baking Soda, Sunflower Lecithin), Vanilla Extract, Guar Gum, Carob Bean Gum, Acacia Gum. Contains: Wheat Made in a facility that also processes milk, soy, wheat, tree nuts and peanuts.
Top 8 Allergens: Soy, Wheat. (for both)
Price: $4.99 each
ARE THESE VEGAN ICE CREAM SANDWICH BRANDS ALLERGY FRIENDLY?
We listed the allergens under each but just so it’s easier to find we wanted to list it here as well.
All of these are vegan so they are automatically fish and shellfish free, dairy free and egg free. None of them listed peanuts as an ingredients.
- Soy and Wheat – Tofutti and Cool Haus
- Coconut and Wheat – So Delicious
- Coconut, Soy and Wheat – Alden’s Organic
- Coconut Only – Jolly Llama
What is Free From?
- Gluten Free – Only Jolly Llama is gluten free.
- Coconut Free – Only Tofutti is coconut free.
- Soy Free – So Delicious and Jolly Llama are soy free.
For other allergens outside the Top 8, please reference the ingredient lists above.
WHO WAS THE WINNER?
We didn’t really rank these based on who was a winner. We would purchase them all again. Larisha did say that the caramel Alden’s Organic Caramel Drizzle would have been her favorite; while Andrew would pick either of the Cool Haus versions because he loves cookies.
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