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Jun 5, 2010

Review: Dairy Queen - Oreo and Snickers Blizzard

There aren't any fast food serving Dairy Queens in the southern California area as far as I know. However, there are Dairy Queens at the malls that only serve their frozen Treats including their trademark Blizzard of which I tried the Snickers Blizzard and Oreo Blizzard pictured above.

Being that it was at the mall, I'm assuming there was a slight price premium, at $4.32 for a 16-ounce medium (I believe the normal price is around $3.50).

Blizzards are simply thick soft serve ice cream blended with your choice of a topping. My favorite of the two was the Oreos Blizzard. It tasted like cookies and cream ice cream but with the added benefit of crunchy instead of soggy Oreo cookies .

The Snickers Blizzard wasn't as good, a bit too sweet. Also, the Snicker bits were too frozen which made for very hard chewing and caramel sticking to my teeth.

16-ounces is a bit too much for me to eat, even with sharing with the sibs, I really should have just went with the 12-ounce small but I still think that is more than I want.  I'm definitely looking forward to the mini size coming in August.

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Nutritional Info - 16-ounce Oreo Blizzard (334g)
Calories - 680 (from Fat - 220)
Fat - 25g (Saturated Fat - 12g)
Sodium - 530mg
Carbs - 100g (Sugar - 74g)
Protein - 14g


Nutritional Info - 16-ounce Snickers Blizzard (383g)
Calories - 810 (from Fat - 290)
Fat - 33g (Saturated Fat - 17g)
Sodium - 390mg
Carbs - 114g (Sugar - 95g)
Protein - 18g


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2 comments :

  1. Your review was right on the money! Including the price point! I'm not sure where in SoCal you are but here are two locations;

    DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER
    25882 EL PASEO
    MISSION VIEJO
    CA 92691-6901
    949-348-8189

    DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER
    27782 ALISO CREEK RD
    ALISO VIEJO
    CA 92656-3822
    949-362-0623

    There is also a 3rd location (unless it's closed) off Oso Parkway - same area as Best Buy! Actually you have to pass the DQ to get to Best Buy!

    And I also think the mini is a great idea!

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  2. Did you finish both of them?

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