Look beyond the banana split—there’s a whole world of ice cream creations your kids will be more than happy to indulge in this summer. From ice cream bon bons to cookie ice cream sandwiches, these ideas are a pretty delicious place to start. And don’t sweat—the recipes are quick and easy to whip up, too! Click through the photo gallery for the sweet ideas.

Ice Cream Cake Bars

If you don't have the time to break out the ice cream machine, take a cue from Half Baked Harvest and jazz up some premade ice cream bars with fudge and oreo cookies.

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What ice cream treats are you planning to make this summer? Share your ideas in the comments below.

— Susie Foresman