Jeni’s Ice Cream Releases Dolly Parton Flavor and Breaks the Internet

From her spunk and determination to her catchy songs, Dolly Parton is a country music legend who brings her own flair to the industry. Whether you like country music or not, you've probably heard her name and could sing along to the refrain of "9 to 5." Dolly Parton has been celebrated in many ways, winning an impressive amount of awards throughout her career. Jeni's Ice Cream has found yet another way to honor our favorite country music star- dedicating an ice cream flavor to her!

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is an artisan ice cream company whose headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio. Jeni's has over 40 'scoop shops' nationwide, with locations spread out throughout the country. The company's most popular flavors are brambleberry crisp, brown butter almond brittle, darkest chocolate, salted peanut butter with chocolate flecks, and salty caramel. Some other beloved flavors are skillet cinnamon roll, blackout chocolate cake, wildberry lavender, and everything bagel. Jeni's is the best ice cream around, made with quality ingredients and serving a variety of amazing flavors.

This sweets-centered business was founded by Jeni Britton Bauer, a creative and successful ice cream maker. The entrepreneur opened her first ice cream shop in 1996, and then created Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams in 2002. She also wrote a bestseller cookbook, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home, which is regarded as the go-to cookbook for anyone making their own ice cream or hoping to open an ice cream shop. Her next cookbook, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts, was another incredibly popular book full of elaborate frozen dessert recipes.

You can find this high-quality ice cream in grocery stores or online at If you head to one of Jeni's scoop shops, you can make your own sundae with your favorite flavors and toppings! If you're more of a scoop person, the waffle cone is hard to beat. There are also delicious sorbet and frozen yogurt options for those looking for a more refreshing treat. As for all the ice-cream-loving vegans out there, Jeni's offers an array of yummy dairy-free options as well.

Jeni's + Dolly Parton Strawberry Pretzel Pie Flavor

Back to the important part, Jeni's has dedicated one of their new flavors to Dolly Parton- strawberry pretzel pie. The carton shows pictures of strawberries and pretzels, with a message on the front saying "specially made for Dolly Parton." This flavor is sweet and salty, full of pretzel streusel, cream cheese ice cream, and strawberry sauce. Proceeds of the flavor will benefit Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, a program that gives free books to children. What better way to celebrate the Queen of Country than with a scoop of sweet, salty Dolly Parton-themed ice cream?

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