Perry’s Inside Scoopers Program: Apple Pie & Pumpkin Pie Ice Creams

Now that autumn is here in full force, countless wonderful desserts come to mind to match this season. Sweets featuring apples and pumpkins, as well as pies, are an important part of my fall and holiday dessert making and eating. While ice cream may not be among the first desserts I think of when it comes to this time of year, Perry’s has a couple decidedly autumnal varieties to expand the list to include tasty frozen treats. I’m fortunate to be a member of Perry’s Inside Scoopers program, and I have been trying new products by a special invitation from Perry’s.

Perry’s recently released apple pie as its newest ice cream flavor, which features apple ice cream with pecan swirls and cinnamon pie crust pieces. The makers certainly achieved all the classic elements of apple pie, especially its spices. The crunchy crust even tastes like real pie crust. There is also pumpkin pie, which is a combination of pumpkin ice cream, swirls of whipped cream ice cream and pie crust pieces. The spices aren’t as dominant as the apple pie flavor, but they’re quite flavorful nonetheless. Both are in stores from October through December.

When I recently brought these flavors to a family party, everyone agreed that the ice creams tasted much more authentic and reminiscent of pies than they could have imagined. Naturally, I wondered which was everyone’s pick for best fall flavor. The room was somewhat split on their favorite, but I believe apple pie won by a person or two.

Note: If you have a family member or friend with an allergy to tree nuts, both contain nuts. The apple pie ice cream has pecans in it and the pumpkin pie ice cream has coconut in it.

Give them a try and let me know what you think. They’re a great conversation piece for fall parties too.

Once you’ve sampled these, there is a flavor with a wintry feeling to keep an eye out for. The next logical holiday themed flavor following these two is peppermint stick. If you’re a fan of mint ice cream, that seems like a must!

About Nina

Nina lives in Buffalo, NY. An adventurous home cook, she loves to eat, cook, bake & enjoy life. She writes/blogs about food, tweets adventures & other passions.

01. November 2012 by Nina
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