Today is National Ice Cream Day, when we pay tribute to the best summer treat around.
We decided to celebrate by answering the age-old question: What is the absolute best ice cream flavor?
Herewith are the top six, a nd to help you out on your next grocery run, we included our editors' picks for best brands, too.
6. Cookie Dough
Editor's Pick: "Häagen-Dazs Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Because cookie dough." William Wei, Video Producer
5. Cake Batter
Editors' Picks: "There's a small place back home in Jersey called Colonia Dairy Maid (aka 40 Flavors) that makes the absolute best with rainbow splashes throughout." Kirsten Acuna, Entertainment Reporter
"Cold Stone Creamery Cake Batter." Sam Ro, Markets Senior Editor
4. Cookies and Cream
Editor's Pick: "Cookies & Cream by HomeMade." Steven Tweedie, Tech Intern
Editors' Picks: "ALL BRANDS." Tony Manfred, Sports Reporter
"Straight chocolate from Häagen-Dazs ." Megan Dickey, Tech Reporter
Editors' Picks: "Coffee Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz! from Ben & Jerry's." Julie Zeveloff, Deputy Editor
"EDY's Espresso Chip. It is coffee flavored with chocolate chips in it." Mandi Woodruff, Your Money Editor
1. Mint Chocolate Chip
Editors' Picks: "Mint Moose Tracks > Every other response you will get." Paul Szoldra, Front Page Editor
"I grew up eating EDY's slow-churned — it has the perfect mint to chip ratio!" Melissa Stanger, Lists & Rankings Associate Editor
"Breyer's Mint Chocolate Chip. I like it because it doesn't have any bogus extras like barf-green food coloring. It's just pure joy." Steve Kovach, Tech Senior Editor
Do you disagree? Add your favorite flavors in the comments!
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