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Packaged Food Sweets

Dippin’ Dots Adds New Cookies ‘n Creme Snack Balls

One of the most nostalgic treats we can remember is a cup of Dippin’ Dots from a vending machine at the mall. Man, those were the days. For those looking to chase a bit of that nostalgia, there’s a new Dippin’ Dots iteration you can feast on in the comfort of your own homes.

Herr’s and Dippin’ Dots have released a new snack that encompasses the novelty of Dippin’ Dots with the convenience of chips. Called Snack Balls, the new bite-size corn snack is Cookies ‘n Cream flavored and boasts a crunchy texture with the sweet goodness Dippin’ Dots is best known for.

You can find this new Herr’s Dippin’ Dots collaboration at select grocery stores around the United States, or if you perfer to order them directly you can do so here. Man, I wonder if they’ll release a Banana Split version soon?

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Fast Food Packaged Food Sweets What's New

Drumstick Unveils New Ice Cream Bar Coated In Cookie Crumbs

It’s hard to improve upon the classics, but that’s exactly what Nestle is doing this spring with the release of their Crushed It! Ice Cream Bars.

Pivoting from the usual faux-Oreo crumb crust that dominates the ice cream bar game, the new bar’s coating features cookies that have been ground into a fine powder. Because of this, the bar has a unique melt-in-your-mouth sensory element uniquely different from Cookies ‘N’ Cream bar’s usual crunchy shell. 

The bars will be available in two flavors: vanilla fudge, which features vanilla ice cream with streaks of chocolate, and Cookies ‘N’ Cream. Both flavors have a component, a gooeyness from the fudge and the crunch from the Cookies ‘N’ Cream, that give the treat some depth beyond the new shell. 

In an economy as expansive as that of the ice cream bar, innovations aren’t necessarily rare. A new ice cream bar pops up in the freezer aisle as commonly as new tweets come on the timeline. Seeing as most of their sole innovations are to slap the face of whatever Marvel superhero has a new movie out on a vanilla flavored bar, an ice cream bar that tries to play both flavor and senses is distinctive. So, it could have some legs to stay around for a longer than most variations of classic flavors.

Crushed It! Ice Cream Bars will be available nationwide, rolling out into supermarkets everywhere between now and April for the price of $3.99.

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Recipes

Cookies ‘N Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies

Yesterday was National Fudge Day, but the FOODBEAST crew thinks it should be a two-day holiday. We already covered our top 10 most unique fudge recipes, but I wanted to add one more to the queue.

We’ve got Oreos (Try it with the Triple Double), Fudge, AND Cookies ‘N Cream Ice Cream. No offense to the other fudge posts, but this might bump one of you guys out of the Top 10.

Big ups to the Kevin & Amanda blog for creating and documenting this masterpiece. Photos and Recipes Below!

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies Ingredients

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies Mix

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies Mix

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies

Cookies and Cream Oreo Fudge Brownies

Recipe:

1 box Brownie Mix
eggs & oil (as called for by the brownie mix)
1 heaping half cup (6 oz) Cookies & Cream ice cream
1/4 Cup hot fudge topping (chilled or room temp)

Preheat oven & spray an 8×8 baking dish generously with cooking spray. Combine brownie mix, eggs, and oil as directed on the back of the box, but do not add the water. Add ice cream and hot fudge to the brownie batter and stir to combine. Pour half of the brownie batter into the baking dish, layer with Oreos, then top with remaining batter. Bake for 40-50 minutes or as directed on the back of the box.

 

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Cravings Sweets

Craving: Cookies 'n' Cream Fudge

These cookies ‘n’ cream fudge squares would be bomb with some ice cream! (Thx TIWYF)