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Chipwiches in Toronto?

Every since I was a kid, I loved riding my bike down to the corner store and buy a chipwich ice cream sandwich. The original had 2 soft chocolate chip cookies filled with vanilla ice cream which was coated with milk chocolate chips. They used to be able to buy them at Exihibation Stadium during Jays game.

I know they are not extinct as I have been able to find them at small number of variety stores, however lately i have been unable to track this delicious summer snack down. If you know where I can buy them please let me know.

I have tried the substitutes including the Nestle Brand and Chips Ohey but they dont compare to a Chipwich.

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  1. Wow - you just woke a up a dormant craving.

    1. I really loved those chipwiches that had chocolate ice cream in them. Some convienience stores carry them still but none with the chocolate ice cream in it. I could go for one right this minute!!!!

      1. I saw one lonely little Chipwich yesterday at the variety store on the north-west corner of Queen W & John. There was an ice cream freezer right near the main cash.

        Funny... it didn't look as good as I remember from my youth.

        But maybe this store keeps them regularly in stock.

        1. Check out their website at www.chipwich.com. Maybe you can ask Mr. Chipwich himself! According to their site they had plans to expand their line of products in the US at least. Perhaps they can let you know of a Toronto retailer who carries them.

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          1. re: Chocolatemama

            I used to love the Chipwich sandwiches that they made at Canada's Wonderland...two big chocolate chip cookes (apparently baked there) and they would use that twirly ice cream from the machine and put the sandwich together in front of you. I don't think that kiosk exists anymore...but damn that was good.
            Just a thought, what if you bought Pillsbury choco chip cookie dough, baked largish cookies and put fresh vanilla ice cream in them...mmm..that would be good...I have just talked myself into making something...mmm

            1. re: Sandybandy

              Sandybandy-you are incorrect. There is still one location at Wonderland that sells it's own version of homeade chipwiches. The kids and i share one every visit. Located close to where the Vortex soars overhead.

              1. re: robb

                speaking of Wonderland, do they still sell Smurf ice cream?

          2. I'm hunting for the same thing! The last place I found in Toronto was at the convenience store on the south east side of Harbord and Bathurst.

            I've contacted both Dreyer's (USA) and Nestle in Canada with no luck. Funny that the reps taking the calls recall the brand from their memory, but can't find it in their systems.

            I'm surprised that Dreyer's/Nestle would have killed the brand since everyone is so familiar with it. I suspect that the chipwich.com site has been 'abandoned' and no one is getting email sent to it.

            Short of going back to that convenience store and asking who their distributor is, I'm out of ideas.

            EDIT: Called a bunch of numbers given to me via Nestle USA - spoke to someone at 8775376936 and was told it was 'discontinued a while ago'.