50 States, 50 Scoops

Take an ice cream tour of America: We found the most amazing flavor in every state!

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Think you know the coolest ice cream flavor in your state? Keep reading to see if you guessed correctly!

Ice Cream Cone photo from Getty Images.

Ice cream scoop photos by Ben Goldstein for Food Network Magazine.

Alabama: Black Forest Brownie

Big Spoon Creamery, Birmingham

Cherries + sweet cream = the perfect combo.

Alaska: Coconut Black Currant

Wild Scoops, Anchorage

Every scoop is studded with tart berries.

Arizona: Black Sesame

Sweet Republic, Scottsdale

The color and deep nutty flavor are amazing.

Arkansas: Arkansas Mud

Loblolly Creamery, Little Rock

The secret ingredient: marshmallow cream!

California: Saffron Rosewater with Pistachios

Mashti Malone’s, Los Angeles

The Persian shop is famous for this scoop.

Colorado: Goat Cheese Marmalade

Sweet Action Ice Cream, Denver

Goats thrive in Colorado — thus the cheese!

Connecticut: Tea-Time

Walnut Beach Creamery, Milford

It’s black tea with buttery shortbread cookies.

Delaware: Golden Oreo Cookie

The Ice Cream Store, Rehoboth Beach

This vanilla is one of 100 rotating flavors.

Florida: Sunflower

Barb’s Brittles, Tallahassee

You can top any scoop with chocolate brittle.

Georgia: Tutti Frutti

Leopold’s Ice Cream, Savannah

Candied fruit and pecans stud this scoop.

Hawaii: Olive

Wing Ice Cream, Honolulu

Small-batch savory flavors are the specialty.

Idaho: After School Special

The STIL, Boise

The star: peanut butter and cookie pieces.

Illinois: Melanin Magic

Shawn Michelle’s, Chicago

It’s as rich and dreamy as it sounds.

Indiana: Ceremonial Green Tea

Hartzell’s Ice Cream, Bloomington

This one’s made with imperial matcha powder.

Iowa: Sweet Corn

Over the Top, Pleasant Hill

You’ll never want corn in another form again.

Kansas: Mahomes Magic

Sylas & Maddy’s, Lawrence

This winner is named for the local football star.

Kentucky: Banana Pudding

Louisville Cream, Louisville

It has vanilla wafer pieces, of course!

Louisiana: Petit Four

The Creole Creamery, New Orleans

This almond-flavored scoop is irresistible.

Maine: Blueberry Chipotle

Rococo Ice Cream, Kennebunkport

It’s made with local wild blueberries.

Maryland: Old Bay Caramel

The Charmery, Baltimore

Marylanders will put crab spice on anything!

Massachusetts: Earl Grey & Lemon

Tipping Cow Ice Cream, Somerville

This spot dishes out creative nut-free flavors.

Michigan: Cherries Moobilee

Moomers, Traverse City

Lots of locally grown cherries are in every pint.

Minnesota: Rhubarb Cinnamon Almond

Sweet Science, Saint Paul

The clever shop nicknames this scoop RhCA.

Mississippi: Blackberry Goat Cheese

Area 51 Ice Cream, Hernando

This year, six pints sold at auction for $786!

Missouri: Gooey Butter Cake

Clementine’s Creamery, St. Louis

It’s inspired by St. Louis’s favorite baked good.

Montana: Lemon Pie

Sweet Peaks Ice Cream, Whitefish

The owners use local dairy in every pint.

Nebraska: Thai Iced Tea

Coneflower Creamery, Omaha

The classic drink tastes great in ice cream form.

Nevada: Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

Icecycle Creamery, Reno

It’s a fun twist on the beloved treat!

New Hampshire: Sea Salted Caramel Cookie

Moo’s Place, Derry

Big chunks of chocolate cookie dot this scoop.

New Jersey: S'mores

Hoffman’s, Point Pleasant Beach

A graham cracker base sets this one apart.

New Mexico: Red Chile Chocolate Chunk

Van Rixel Bros., Albuquerque

Spicy food lovers, it has a kick!

New York: Incredible Hulk

Mikey Likes It, New York City

Can green juice be dessert? Yes!

North Carolina: Why So Cereal?

Two Scoops Creamery, Charlotte

This tastes like frozen cereal milk.

North Dakota: Electric Sunshine

The Silver Lining Creamery, Fargo

It’s lemon and orange — and blue!

Ohio: Raspberry Kefir

Mason’s Creamery, Cleveland

It’s a star dish at this ramen/ice cream shop.

Oklahoma: Dark Cherry Pistachio

Roxy’s Ice Cream Social, Oklahoma City

It’s sweetened with local honey.

Oregon: Golden Milk

Fifty Licks, Portland

Turmeric gives this one its vibrant color.

Pennsylvania: Blueberry Cardamon Graham

Weckerly’s, Philadelphia

This one tastes like a blueberry muffin.

Rhode Island: Oatmeal Cookie

Clementine’s, East Greenwich

It’s like the old-fashioned cookie — but better.

South Carolina: Key Lime Pie

Off Track Ice Cream, Charleston

Every scoop includes bits of buttery crust.

South Dakota: Zucchini Bread

Leones’ Creamery, Spearfish

There’s homemade zucchini bread inside.

Tennessee: Honeycomb

Hattie Jane’s Creamery, Murfreesboro

Yes to honeycomb candy and cacao nibs!

Texas: Roasted Beets & Fresh Mint

Lick, Austin

This counts as a vegetable, right?

Utah: Muddy Buddy

Rockwell Ice Cream, Provo

Chex bits are in this fudgy flavor.

Vermont: Basil

Lu Lu, Vergennes

It packs an herby punch!

Virginia: Grasshopper Pie

Ruby Scoops, Richmond

Mint and chocolate meet again.

Washington: Ube

Full Tilt, Seattle

Purple yams work wonders here!

West Virginia: Grape Pineapple

Austin’s Homemade Ice Cream, Ceredo

The flavor is so popular, it’s also a beer!

Wisconsin: Maple Bacon

Kelley Country Creamery, Fond du Lac

Bacon and ice cream are a dynamic duo.

Wyoming: Huckleberry

Cream + Sugar, Jackson Hole

Native berries give this its deep purple color.