October 28, 2021
Friday morning a crew gathered in a supermarket parking lot at Plattsmouth to assemble what they hoped would be a record breaking ice cream sandwich which would weigh as much as a small automobile.
The completed dessert weighed in at 2,960 pounds and broke the Guinness World Record for the biggest ice cream sandwich. The previous record was set in 1998 when an Iowa supermarket assembled a 2,460 pound dessert.
The Nebraska sandwich took a crew of 30 people five hours to complete. Built in a refrigerated trailer, it started with a base of chocolate chip cookies onto which ice cream was pile...