When it comes to ice cream sandwiches, there are two classic options that come to mind. First, theres the stick-to-the-roof-of-your-mouth chocolate wafer and vanilla ice cream sandwich. Then theres the beloved Chipwich, made with two chocolate chip cookies, vanilla ice cream and if youre lucky, extra sprinkles around the ice cream rim.

Theyre glorious. But they can be even better.

When you make ice cream sandwiches at home and you really should, because this years best summer flavorsdeserve to be served in a sandwich you can get creative. Really creative. Were talking waffles and cookie dough creative. Were talking pretzels and churros creative.

Summer is short, so dont let these ideas pass you by. Here are nine ingredients you can use in place of the classic choices. Theyll up your ice cream sandwich game by a million.

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