Pretzels & Ice Cream - OMG Pretzels

Pretzel Ice Cream – The Best Summer Dessert

Staying cool in the summer means eating a lot of frozen treats. We don’t mind since pretzel ice cream is an insanely indulgent treat that we know lots about. 

Did you know that pretzels and ice cream go way back? It’s true! In the 1900s, people in Philadelphia started using pretzel sticks as a common accompaniment to ice cream. In 1945, the combination made its way to the pages of The New Yorker. The rest, as they say, is history! 

In the past several years, ice cream with pretzels has become more popular. Grocery stores carry frozen confections with pretzel cones and many popular ice cream flavors include pretzels.

Pretzel Ice Cream Cone - Crunchy & Delicious

Pretzel Ice Cream Cone - Crunchy & Delicious

Transform store bought sugar or waffle cones into pretzel ice cream cones in a few simple steps. This pretzel cone may not be traditional, but it's easy to make at home and still adds crunchiness and saltiness. 

  • Crush your favorite flavor of OMG! Pretzels in a small bowl
  • Melt chocolate or white chocolate in the microwave or over a double boiler. 
  • Dip the top 2 inches of your ice cream cone into the melted chocolate and then into the crushed pretzels.
  • Place the cone on a wire rack or parchment-lined baking sheet for about 30 minutes or until the chocolate has hardened.
  • Fill the pretzel ice cream cone with ice cream.
  • Enjoy!
Ice Cream with Pretzels - Sundae Bar

Ice Cream with Pretzels - Sundae Bar

Who doesn’t love an ice cream sundae? We love doing a DIY set up so that family and friends can customize their dessert. You MUST have the basics – chocolate candies, sandwich cookie minis, sprinkles, gummy bears – and, of course, pretzels! 

You can take it even further with various sauces, nuts, fresh fruit and whipped cream as well. Add some whimsy to the set up with fun, colorful bowls and cute decorations.

Salted Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream

Salted Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream

We love Salty Butterscotch OMG! Pretzels for topping sundaes because their flavor complements the creaminess of ice cream and it gives that caramel pretzel ice cream vibe. You can amp up the nostalgia by adding hot fudge and whipped cream. 

You can also make salted caramel pretzel ice cream bars and other ideas for treating yourself and the family with ice cream and pretzels.

Ice Cream and Pretzels - A Winning Combination

Ice Cream and Pretzels - A Winning Combination

The salt and crunch of the pretzels enhance the flavor of the ice cream and make it more fun to eat. You can add our seasoned sourdough pretzel nuggets to the top of your ice cream or crush them up a bit and mix them in. Either way, it’s insanely indulgent and a must do! 

Here are some pretzel-tastic pairings to try:

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Salted Caramel Pretzel Ice Cream Whole Family Love

Pretzel Ice Cream Cake - A Recipe the Whole Family Will Love

This ice cream with pretzels dessert is simple to make - even the kids can help - and can be customized to suit the flavors you want to include. The key is the crunch in the center – the layer of crushed OMG! Pretzels - that adds a pop of flavor in addition to the texture that this ice cream cake needs. Have fun making and eating this frozen treat!

Some cool combinations for this pretzels with ice cream cake are:

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