This is the Way! Mando Ice Cream Sandos Recipe

The Mandalorian has delivered thrilling and heartfelt stories in the adventures of its mysterious title character and the adorable Child — and now it’s inspiring a delicious dessert as shared by While you take in every detail of the series, you can also get in on the action yourself by making Mando Ice Cream Sandos to enjoy while you watch: two silvery sugar cookies that look just like the Mandalorians’s helmet, with your favorite flavor of ice cream in between. Sounds delicious. Don’t you agree?


A scene from The Mandalorian.

You won’t need to invoke the Mandalorian code when you hand these out — there’s more than enough of these tasty treats to go around.

Mando Ice Cream Sandos

You’ll need:


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Black food gel dye

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Step 1: In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.

Step 2: In the bowl of an electric mixer cream the butter and sugar until combined.

Step 3: Add the egg, vanilla, and a small amount of black food gel dye.

Step 4: Slowly add in the dry ingredients just until the dough comes together, and turns gray in color.

Step 5: Split the dough into two and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill until you are ready to use.

Step 6: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prep baking sheets with silpats or parchment paper.

Mando Ice Cream Sandos! - etching cookie details

Step 7: Roll out the dough to about 1/4 inch thick. Use the template to cut out the shapes. Add helmet details with the back of a knife. Transfer the dough onto the prepped baking sheets.

Step 8: Bake for 10 minutes, let cool on a wire rack.

Mando Ice Cream Sandos! - edible spray

Step 9: Once cooled, spray with edible spray. Let set.

Mando Ice Cream Sandos! - black icing details

Step 10: When the spray has set, use a #3 tip and black icing to add the visor detail. Let dry.

Step 11: Place a scoop of ice cream onto the flat side of a cookie. Place a second cookie on top to sandwich.

Mando Ice Cream Sandos!

Step 12: Serve immediately or freeze for later. (We don’t recommend carbon freezing in this instance.)


About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.