Customize Your Ice Cream For A Super Special Block Party

Excellent fences might make good next-door neighbors, however it may take terrific ice cream for next-door neighbors to learn more about each other much better and strengthen neighborhood bonds.

To help neighbors find a sweet reason to interact socially, the 2nd yearly Dreyer’s/ Edy’s Slow Churned Neighborhood Salutesm will reward 1,500 areas across America with an old-fashioned ice cream social.

A recent study found that when it concerns neighborly relations, individuals tend to fall into among 3 distinct groups:

The Majority Of Americans (47 percent) identify themselves as “Happy Nesters” who delight in personal privacy and value a quiet day in the comfort of their own home; only 36 percent are “Enjoyable Finders” who are socially inspired, active and excited to sign up with the enjoyable; the rest are “Activity Seekers” who delight in socializing, however normally don’t plan activities.

Nearly half these days’s neighbors feel they do not know each other in addition to their moms and dads knew their neighbors.

One way to motivate togetherness is to nominate your neighborhood for a possibility to win a doorstep delivery of 12 containers of Dreyer’s/ Edy’s Slow Churned. The secret behind this great-tasting ice cream is that it’s made utilizing the same quality ingredients, but with a process that takes more time, making each spoonful incredibly abundant and creamy. With half the fat and 30 percent less calories than regular ice cream, there are even more reasons to celebrate.

The party comes total with a “Celebration in a Box,” filled with products for hosting a friendly gathering for up to 100 next-door neighbors. Official contest rules and entry kinds are offered at

Ice Cream Sandwich Dips
( 12 sandwiches).
For an enjoyable block party activity, make the ice cream sandwiches beforehand, then let your neighbors dip and embellish their own.
2 containers Dreyer’s/ Edy’s Slow Churned Light Ice Cream (any taste).
12 graham crackers.
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.
1 cup white chocolate baking chips.
2 tablespoons vegetable oil.

Cookie embellishing sprinkles.

Line a 10 x 15 x 1/2-inch-deep, rimmed cookie sheet with plastic wrap. Remove ice cream from freezer and let soften somewhat. Spread out each half gallon ice cream into a rectangular shape approx. 5 x 10 inches and 1/2 inch thick. Cover with cling wrap. Freeze till company.
Cut or break graham crackers into squares. When ice cream is company, cut into squares the size of the graham crackers. Working quickly, slide a spatula under the ice cream squares and location between 2 graham crackers. Put into a sealed container and return to freezer.

Location semi-sweet chips and white chips in different microwave-safe bowls. Include 1 tablespoon of oil to each bowl. Heat one bowl at a time in microwave on medium power (50 percent) for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir well till melted and smooth, and bowl no longer feels warm. Repeat with the other bowl of chips.

Dip each ice cream sandwich into melted chocolate. Instantly embellish with sprinkles prior to chocolate hardens. Go back to freezer in a sealed container. Can be made up to 2 days ahead.

An ice cream sandwich can be simply the ideal icebreaker to assist next-door neighbors get acquainted.

In 2019’s neighborhood block party-goers had a “cool” time taking pleasure in a favorite reward.