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Cookies and Cream Ice Cream

All about cookies and cream ice cream history!


Where did cookies and cream ice cream come from?

Cookies and Cream ice cream is a popular flavor that is believed to have originated in the United States in the 1980s. The exact origin of the flavor is not clear, but it is believed to have been created by a chef or ice cream maker who experimented with crushing cookies and adding them to vanilla ice cream.


The first recorded mention of Cookies and Cream ice cream in print was in a 1982 edition of the Los Angeles Times, where it was described as a "new" flavor. The first commercial brand of Cookies and Cream ice cream was produced by Baskin-Robbins in 1983.

Cookies and cream ice cream history

Cookies and Cream quickly gained popularity and by 1984, it was one of Baskin-Robbins' top-selling flavors. Other ice cream manufacturers soon began producing their own versions of the flavor, making it widely available in grocery stores and ice cream shops.


The key element of Cookies and Cream ice cream is the inclusion of crushed chocolate sandwich cookies, which adds a nice balance of sweetness, creaminess and crunchiness to the ice cream. It is considered as a classic ice cream flavor, as it appeals to a wide range of people.

Interesting facts about cookies and cream ice cream

Over the years, the flavor has been modified with different variations, such as double stuffed, mint, and even fudge cookies and cream.


Today, Cookies and Cream is considered a staple flavor in the ice cream industry and can be found in a variety of forms, including soft serve, ice cream bars, and even in milkshakes.

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