Blue Bell releases new Eggnog Ice Cream just in time for the holidays

Blue Bell has released a brand new flavor for some festive cheer just in time to kick off the holiday season.

The company announced Monday its newest ice cream flavor heading to stores, Eggnog Ice Cream.

Blue Bell releases new Eggnog ice cream just in time for the holidays. Source: Blue Bell

The new flavor is an “eggnog flavored French ice cream with flecks of nutmeg and a whipped topping swirl,” according to Blue Bell.

Honestly, we’re pretty surprised they haven’t thought of this before.

“Many people compare eggnog to ice cream because of its creamy texture,” said Jimmy Lawhorn, vice president, sales and marketing for Blue Bell. “Our ice cream captures the flavor of eggnog perfectly. Your first spoonful is sweet, then you immediately taste a hint of nutmeg. Eggnog is a very popular drink during the Christmas season, but we think our new ice cream could very well take its place.”

Eggnog Ice Cream is available in the half-gallon size for a limited time.

Blue Bell also announced two additional holiday-inspired flavors returning to stores: Christmas Cookies Ice Cream and Peppermint Ice Cream.

Both flavors are available in the half-gallon size, but only while supplies last. So, that means contact your local grocer to make sure these flavors are in stock.

For more information, visit the Blue Bell website.

Kendyl Turner

Kendyl Turner

Kendyl Turner writes, shoots and edits all stories for The East Texas Weekend. A Texan at heart, Kendyl was born and raised in Houston before venturing away to study Journalism and Spanish at The University of Mississippi. A few years later, Kendyl and her husband moved to East Texas where they’ve decided to make it home.