Ice Cream Review: Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Half Baked

Here’s the thing: I like ice cream and eat ridiculous amounts of it on a weekly basis. An average week will see me consume 3-4 pints, so I thought I would chronicle some of that gluttony, starting with Peanut Butter Half Baked, a variation on Half Baked. In lieu of vanilla ice cream and cookie dough, Ben and Jerry’s incorporated peanut butter ice cream and peanut butter cookie dough.

While the mix-ins are unimpeachable—if there’s a better brownie than Greyston’s I’ve yet to find it—both the chocolate and peanut butter ice cream bases are muted. After a few bites, I find myself largely ignoring the ice cream, homing in instead on the mastodonic orbs of cookie dough and chewy brownie pieces.

I certaInly didn’t have a problem finishing the pint, but in contradistinction to a number of flavors that have met the cruel fate of the flavor graveyard—Crème Brûlée, Oatmeal Cookie Chunk, and Scotchy Scotch Scotch—I can’t say I’ll miss this limited batch offering.

Pr(Buy Again): low

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