Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream

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Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream
Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream with orange spoon.jpg
Type Ice cream
Place of origin United States
Creator Ben & Jerry's
Main ingredients Chocolate chip cookie dough, ice cream
Cookbook:Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream  Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream

Chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream is an ice cream flavor in which unbaked chunks of chocolate chip cookie dough are embedded in vanilla flavored ice cream.

History[edit]

It originated at the Ben & Jerry's Burlington Scoop Shop from an anonymous suggestion by Tina Howard on their flavor suggestion board.[1] Because this outlet made most of its own flavors, the combination was only available there for several years. Ben and Jerry's "primal ice cream therapist" Peter Lind collaborated with Rhino Foods' Ted Castle to produce a variety of cookie dough that retained dough-like consistency at ice cream temperatures.[2] Rhino was able to gear up production of the dough in 1990, and in 1991, Ben and Jerry's introduced it to the larger public in pint-sized containers.

Since then, it has been imitated widely by such brands as Häagen-Dazs, Breyers, Baskin-Robbins, Dreyer's, and Turkey Hill. Chocolate chip cookie dough has become a standard add-on in Cold Stone, MaggieMoo's, and other boutique ice creameries.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Our Flavors: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, retrieved 5 May 2013 
  2. ^ Vaughan-Hughes, Pip (December 1999), "Rhino Foods: Rollin' in Dough", Business People-Vermont (Williston, VT: Mill Publishing), retrieved 20 August 2009