When NASA scientists used the world’s supply of yogurt lids to craft eco-friendly space shuttles, they preserved the yogurt by freezing it, and a serendipitous snack was born. Feast on the sweet spoils of scientific innovation with today’s Groupon to Sweet Tree Yogurt in Ridgeland. Choose between the following options:
- For $13, you get two frozen yogurt pies with up to two toppings each (a $25.98 value).
- For $8, you get $16 worth of frozen yogurt with toppings.
Sweet Tree Yogurt’s servers fill cups and pies with swirls of frosty yogurts brimming with live, active cultures. More than 30 yogurt flavors include cookies ‘n’ cream, banana pudding, Italian tart, and pink lemonade sorbet, with extra-healthful variations available such as fat free, dairy free, and hands free ($0.45/ounce, average serving is 8–9 ounces). Customers customize frosty canvases with spoonfuls of traditional dressings such as sprinkles, mini M&M’s, and oreo cookies, as well as unorthodox accoutrements including potato sticks, sea salt, and granola. Creamy frozen pies get the same topping options, packing pie shells with chilled sprinklings of cheesecake bites and cookie dough topped with sweet sauces such as butterscotch, caramel, and snowmen tears.
Sweet Tree Yogurt
After eating sushi on their first date, one young couple realized that their town lacked a postdinner hangout spot for all crowds. Though the couple didn’t let this spoil their evening—they married later that year—it did instill them with the entrepreneurial spirit, leading them to found Sweet Tree Yogurt. The family-friendly eatery fans the flames of dessert cravings with more than 30 self-serve yogurt flavors packed with live and active probiotics and more than 50 candy and fruit toppings. Customers fill cups or upside-down witch hats with the yogurt of their choice, from low-fat varieties such as vanilla and cookies 'n' cream to sugar-free or fat-free treats including chocolate and cheesecake. They next crown their cups at the expansive toppings bar, which teems with almonds, candy bars, fresh fruit, and syrups. Finally, completed desserts rest on a scale at the weigh station to determine the amount of moola due and whether each cup will fight in the welterweight or featherweight division.
772 Lake Harbour Dr.
Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157