15 Discontinued Premium Ice Cream Flavors You’ll Never See Again – Eat This

Back in the day, parents had to drive the whole family to the local ice cream shop if the kids wanted something beyond the simple flavors—chocolate, vanilla, strawberry. Now, with the rise of brands like Ben & Jerry’s, Talenti, and Häagen-Dazs (and many smaller companies), the variety of ice cream flavors on the shelves seems limited only by imagination. Almost any cookie, cake, or pie has been mixed and remixed into an out-of-this-world ice cream concoction. And it doesn’t stop there. Bacon and other savory ingredients have also made their way into ice cream.

However, these companies have a habit of retiring many of their wild creations if they don’t sell well, regardless of the cult following it might create. Häagen-Dazs keeps a running list of past favorites and Ben & Jerry’s has a veritable flavor graveyard, with headstones reminiscent of their “dear departed” flavors. Read on to see which discontinued premium ice cream flavors you’ll never see again. Plus, 11 discontinued fast-food burgers you’ll never see again.

Ben & Jerry's Peanuts!  Corn lava!
Courtesy of Ben & Jerry’s

This flavor combo—white-fudge-covered caramel popcorn, toffee-coated peanuts, and a caramel swirl, mixed with caramel ice cream—sounds too sweet, which is why it was in the freezer for only one year in 2000. Or, perhaps it was well ahead of its time.

Hagen-Dazs Baileys Irish Cream
Hagen-Dazs / Facebook

Fans of the creamy liqueur expressed their disappointment on Twitter when the brand Discontinued Boozy Flavors Back in 2018But sadly, it shows no signs of returning as they have added Irish Cream Brownie flavor (but not Baileys brand) to the line-up.

Talenti Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Gelato
Courtesy of Talenti Gelato

This rich gelato blended with real oatmeal cookie crumbs, dark brown sugar, cinnamon, and raisins in vanilla ice cream was introduced in 2015, and sadly retired a few years later.

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Jenny's Fabulous Ice Cream Supermoon
Jenny’s Fabulous Ice Cream / Facebook

The cult-favorite brand is a little cryptic about which flavors are coming and going, but one Reddit user noted that they didn’t get the sweet, floral flavor and emailed the ice cream maker, who admitted, “At the moment Our supermoon is unavailable. However, at Genie’s, we never say that when it comes to bringing back fan-favorite flavors. I’ll let the R+D guys know you want to see it back in the lineup.”

Ben & Jerry's Oatmeal Cookie Chunko
Ben & Jerry’s / Facebook

One of the brand’s most mournful flavors, it was sent to Flavor Graveyard after a supplier of ice cream’s signature oatmeal cookies stopped making them, and ice cream makers couldn’t find a replacement that met their standards.

Hagen-Dazs Blackberry Cabernet Sorbet
Courtesy of Haagen-Dazsi

This fruit sorbet based on blackberry and tart Cabernet Sauvignon grapes was first seen in the freezer in 2011, but was unfortunately discontinued.

Turkey Hill Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Turkey Hill / Facebook

This classic summer pie flavor was a favorite from Turkey Hill through 2001, and was a strong contender to bring back a few years ago, but Caramel Brownie Overload won the fan flavor vote.

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Ben & Jerry's Wavy Gravy
Courtesy of Ben & Jerry’s

The ice cream brand’s founders make no secret of their hippie roots, and one of their earliest flavors was a tribute to the Woodstock-era legend of the same name. Roasted Almond and Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge Swirl with Nut Caramel, Cashew, and Brazil Nut Ice Cream was featured in Ben & Jerry’s repertoire from 1993 to 2001, and was revived sometime in 2005.

Hagen-Dazs Macadamia Brittle
Courtesy of Haagen-Dazsi

Häagen-Dazs ended this nutty, crunchy flavor in 2018, leading to the “Hagen-Dazs Macadamia Brittle” Facebook page, which attempted to push the brand to bring back the flavor. However, with less than 700 likes, the page was unable to do so.

Hagen-Dazs Creme Brulee
Courtesy of Haagen-Dazsi

Sadly, this creamy custard ice cream with caramel swirls was removed from stores in 2016, and there’s no sign of it returning.

Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Frozen Yogurt
Courtesy of Ben Jerry’s

Fro Yo fans lost a good taste when the ice cream maker discontinued this flavor, due to their claims that it just wasn’t good enough. We disagree.

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Ben & Jerry's Wild Men Blueberry

Maine blueberries are the only blueberries worth eating—if you’ve ever cracked one and put one in your mouth in Acadia National Park, you’ll agree. This beloved flavor, retired in 1993, was packed with them—blueberry ice cream mixed with swirls of blueberries and blueberry puree.

Ben & Jerry's Dublin Mudslide

If you’re a regular consumer of Ben & Jerry’s famous flavors, you know that they often have skipped flavors, and one of the most woeful is Dublin Mudslide (2005–2007). An Irish Cream Liqueur ice cream mix packed with crushed chocolate-chocolate chip cookies and a swirl of coffee fudge first appeared in limited quantities in 2004.

Haagen-Dazs Peanut Butter Salted Fudge
Courtesy of Haagen-Dazsi

A taste we personally miss dearly, this ice cream features the crunch of salty fudge and chocolate-covered peanuts mixed with salty peanut butter ice cream for the perfect balance of salty and sweet.

Baskin-Robbins Apple Pie la Mode
Courtesy of Baskin Robbins

Vanilla ice cream was infused with apples, a crunchy crust, and cinnamon-flavored caramel to create this Americana-standing flavor in 2006. Sadly, the flavor has been retired, but the new Inside Out Apple Pie flavor certainly feels similar.

Enjoy all the wonderful ice cream flavors out there—in moderation—because they may one day be buried in a flavor graveyard.

A previous version of this article was originally published on March 2, 2022.

Tanya Edwards

Tanya Edwards is a veteran food and health journalist who has held roles as Managing Editor at Yahoo Health and Director of Programming at the Food Network. Read more about Tanya

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