Today might be the happiest day of the year. It’s National Ice Cream day! There’s sometimes nothing quite as creamy and delicious as a good old ice cream cone melting in the sun. So visit your go-to ice cream parlor or find a new favorite, but indulge and grab an ice cream today. We’re pretty sure it’s healthier on National Ice Cream day.
Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream
A manufacturer and supplier of gourmet, handmade ice cream, Henry’s has been a Plano institution for over 33 years, offering award-winning, Texas-sized scoops. Remember, “ice cream makes you pretty!”
What we’re craving: Coconut Fudge, Tin Roof Sundae and Girl Scout Mint
Want more on Henry’s? Cool off with Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream
3100 Independence Pkwy. #215, Plano, TX 75075 | 972.943.3639 | henryshomemadeicecream.com
Old Town Creamery
Old Town Creamery serves a wide variety of premium ice cream to the Plano community. All of their flavors are unique and worth a try.
What we’re craving: Falooda, the naturally flavored Almond/Date and Chocolate Peanut Butter
6205 Coit Rd. Plano, TX 75024 | 972.673.0285 | oldtowncreamery.com
Ben & Jerry’s
Ben & Jerry’s is always amazing even from the carton, but it’s even more fun to browse the options in the store. They’re always adding more and they promise to be delicious, cleverly named, and full of different mix-ins.
What we’re craving: Brownie Batter Core, Cherry Garcia® and Bourbon Brown Butter
Preston Parkway Ctr. 1501 Preston Rd. #400, Plano, TX 75093 | 972.380.2697 | benjerry.com/plano
It may not be hand-scooped ice cream, but we are so excited to have a new Dairy Queen in Plano, serving up some of the most famous ice cream in Texas and blizzards so thick that they defy gravity.
What we’re craving: Pumpkin Pie Blizzard, Oreo Cookie Blizzard Treat and Chocolate Dipped Cone
2240 Coit Rd., Plano, TX 75075 | dairyqueen.com
Braum’s Ice Cream & Burger Restaurant has some of the creamiest ice cream around, and over 100 flavors of it. They also have some sugar-free and lighter options as well!
What we’re craving: Braum’s Grape Sherbet, Premium Caramel Cookie Dough and Premium Pistachio Almond
1428 Independence Pkwy., Plano, TX 75075 | braums.com
Sweet Firefly has a reputation for awesomeness. Serving gourmet ice cream and candied treats, they’re all about spreading joy, with above-and-beyond friendly service and a wide variety of flavors. We’ve also heard they’re a good Poké-stop!
What we’re craving: Bourbon Vanilla, Poké-swirl and Sea Salt Caramel
2701 Custer Pkwy. #810, Richardson, TX 75080 | 972.635.5635 | facebook.com/sweetfireflyrichardson
Nom Nom’s Mexican Grill & Chill
There’s not a better place to chill in McKinney than Nom Nom’s. Not only will they let you create your own three-gallon batch of the ice cream of your dreams, but they make everything onsite, fresh daily. This is in addition to their usual 50-plus flavors.
What we’re craving: Blackberry Cheesecake, Nutella Heath and Strawberry Jalapeño
6840 Virginia Pkwy. #125, McKinney, TX 75071 | 214.592.0443 | nomnomsmgc.com
iCream Café is an entirely unique concept. From the dairy base up, you create your ice cream cone, customized and frozen right away with liquid nitrogen. iCream Café also makes sugar and dairy-free easy. The milk options available are: Regular or light milk and soy, almond or coconut milk. All flavors are available sugar-free and dairy-free.
What we’re craving: Lemogranate (pomegranate & lemon flavors with blackberries) and That Guy From Florida (white chocolate, cream soda and Nutella)
9250 Dallas Pkwy. Frisco, TX 75033 | 214.618.2343 | icreamfrisco.com
Marble Slab Creamery ice cream is made from locally sourced dairy, fresh ingredients and unlimited mix-ins. With that many options, it’s impossible to leave unhappy. There are multiple locations in Collin County.
What we’re craving: Chocolate Amaretto, Apple N Spice and Piña Colada
The Centre At Preston Ridge, 3401 Preston Rd. #8, Frisco, TX 75034 | 214.244.2395 | marbleslab.com
Happy National Ice Cream Day!