Having an ice-cream flavor named in your honor is considered one of America’s greatest accolades, alongside winning a Tony award for Best Use of a Laser Pointer in a Musical. Fill ice-cream chambers with famous flavors with today’s Groupon to Ben and Jerry’s in Henderson. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get one 6-inch ice-cream cake (a $20 value).
- For $6, you get $12 worth of ice cream and frozen treats.<p>
Ben and Jerry’s shops offer a variety of frozen concoctions, from milkshakes to brownie or cookie sundaes. The frozen creamery is also a proficient cakery with a proud stock of ice-cream cakes. The website even boasts a virtual cake-builder that helps walk cake-couturists through the steps of designing their own delicious desserts, such as choosing the shape, size, flavors, toppings, and whether they’d prefer it to say “Happy Birthday,” “Congratulations,” or “Congratulations on the Anniversary of Your Birth.” Cakes, like all of Ben and Jerry’s delicious ice-cream flavors, are made with fair-trade ingredients whenever possible, upholding their mission statement and commitment to activism.
Visitors can spoon the cuddly depths of 29 of Ben and Jerry’s famous original flavors, such as Cherry Garcia, Late Night Snack, Vanilla Heath Bar Crunch, Chunky Monkey, Americone Dream, and the visually striking holographic ice cream; two scoops tumble into dishes or homemade waffle cones ($4–$7.50). For social ice-creaming, ready a band of spoon-armed eaters and dive into the vermonster sundae, a heaping pail of 20 scoops, hot fudge, bananas, cookies, brownies, and toppings of your choice. Low-fat, fat-free, and dairy-free treats such as lattes and smoothies are also available for the figure-conscious or those still suffering from butter-fat-related night terrors.