As candy canes and inflatable Santas slowly encroach on seasonal aisles, Dairy Queen is also already decking the halls with its most famous dessert.
The chain is bringing back its classic seasonal Blizzard — the Candy Cane Chill — and it’s introducing a whole new hot cocoa-inspired flavor. Like all of its namesake treats, both feature ice cream loaded with plenty of mix-ins, in a soft serve-based concoction so thick you can flip it upside down without spilling a drop. Hopefully.
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The Candy Cane Chill combines vanilla soft serve with crushed peppermint candies and chocolate chunks swirled throughout it.
This year’s new flavor, the Oreo Hot Cocoa Blizzard, isn’t too far off from the returning favorite. It also starts with a vanilla ice cream base, which is hand-blended with hot fudge and Oreo cookie pieces. And, like a classic hot chocolate, it’s garnished with a dollop of whipped cream. Because when you’re feeling extra enough to order your hot cocoa frozen, you deserve a lil’ extra on top.
Desserts aren’t the only new addition to the menu. Dairy Queen is also rolling out a new $5 Buck Lunch, featuring an onion ring-topped barbecue bacon cheeseburger, fries, and a drink. It’s only available for a limited time, according to a press release.