July – National Ice Cream Month

by Sara Stein – Washington County Dairy Princess 1st Alternate

Did you know in 1984, President Ronald Regan designated July as National Ice Cream month?

Also, the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day.

This year National Ice Cream Day will be on July 17th.

Former President Reagan recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food enjoyed by over 90% of the population.

Here is an easy, fun recipe to help you celebrate Ice Cream Month.

Easy Layered Ice Cream Sandwich Dessert

19 ice cream sandwiches
Reddi-whip or homemade whipped cream
Hershey’s syrup

Unwrap sandwiches and place the first layer in a 9″ x 13″ dish, then cover with whipped cream and drizzle with syrup.  Repeat layers then cover and store in the freezer.



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