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Plain Peanut Butter Ice Cream with no chips, cups, or swirls

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wandergirl Aug 28, 2013 03:18 PM

I used to get a fantastic peanut butter ice cream at The Viking ice cream parlor in Oquinquit, Maine. It was smooth peanut butter ice cream with no added peanut butter cups, fudge swirls, or chocolate chips and it was wonderful.

The parlor closed many years ago unfortunately but I found a great substitute in J.P. Licks' peanut butter hard yogurt. Lately though, J.P. Licks has only been offering the peanut butter with chips so I am again on the hunt for a plain peanut butter ice cream option. J.P. Licks does a soft serve peanut butter, which is pretty good, but not the same.

I've searched high and low around New England and I've found no stand that can resist adding something to the peanut butter ice cream. Has anyone run into a plain peanut butter ice cream anywhere in the area? I'm in Greater Boston but willing to drive! Thank you.

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    wandergirl Sep 2, 2013 06:04 AM

    Thank you for all the suggestions, I look forward to trying them all!

    1. L2k Aug 29, 2013 11:02 AM

      Peanut Butter custard is usually available at Abbots in Needham

      1. Prav Aug 29, 2013 09:24 AM

        Toscaninis has smooth peanut butter honey flavor: https://twitter.com/tosci/status/3731...

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          opinionatedchef Sep 2, 2013 10:12 AM

          i think it was just pnut butter that i had at T last month. delic.

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          drewinmrblhd Aug 29, 2013 08:45 AM

          Puloe's Dairy in Salem has a very creamy PB ice cream with nothing but smooth PB ice cream, yum!

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            wandergirl Sep 2, 2013 06:04 AM

            This sounds perfect, thank you!!

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            treb Aug 29, 2013 04:33 AM

            Try White Farm in Ipswich.

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              pollystyrene Aug 28, 2013 06:51 PM

              You could buy sweet cream or even vanilla ice cream and mix peanut butter into it, just as they probably did at JP Licks. You might get a sore wrist, but it would be worth it.

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                DrMag Aug 28, 2013 06:42 PM

                Well, it's not ice cream, but I really like the peanut butter yogurt at Pinkberry. Salty and sweet at the same time, and really good with fresh fruit on top (like PB&J!)

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