“ Type: Sorbets & Ice Cream „
Haagen-Dazs is, hands down, my favourite brand of ice-cream and Haagen-Dazs Cookie Dough Ice Cream is one of my favourite flavours. It's readily available and can be got in all big supermarkets. I have only seen the Haagen Dazs in a 500g tub which is a bit annoying because it would be nice to have a family size tub that was a bit bigger because 500g of ice-cream between 5 people actually doesn't last very long at all. The 500g tub costs £4.45 from Tesco which is actually quite expensive, but there are some luxuries that are just worth paying the extra money for.
Before I use the ice cream, I always take it out of the fridge about ten minutes before I'm going to use it because this allows it to soften significantly to scoop the ice cream out. Once it's been out of the fridge for ten minutes then it scoops very well. This ice-cream looks very creamy and luxurious and I never can wait to dive straight in.
The ice-cream blends cookie dough with fudge bits and vanilla ice cream. The concoction gives a rich, creamy and sweet flavour where the quality of the vanilla ice-cream base is very evident. I like that the vanilla flavour comes through because I've had cookie dough ice cream before where the vanilla ice-cream is completely lost....but in this case the flavour remains and actually is probably the overriding flavour. However, the cookie dough and the fudge bits provide some variety, both in flavour and texture, and both compliment each other perfectly. It's really nice having it with some melted Cadbury chocolate so that it's made into a sauce and poured over the top. It's decadent, highly calorific.....and just yummy!
Up until yesterday, I had never tried Haagen Dazs ice cream. I'm not sure why this is really, I guess its because I'm more of a Ben and Jerry's kind of girl! But whilst shopping in Tesco I noticed that the range was selling for £1.99 - half price and when I spotted the cookie dough flavour I just knew I had to try it!
Getting the ice cream home I couldn't wait to open it. When I did I was surprised to see that underneath the plastic lid, there was a plastic seal. Great for keeping your partner from helping themselves before you have decided to open it! Underneath the seal there was a lovely creamy coloured ice cream which looked thick. There was also a subtle vanilla aroma coming from the ice cream.
The tub told me the ice cream was vanilla flavoured, with cookie dough and fudge chips. I could see a lot of the chocolate fudge chips so decided to go for these first. They were quite dark in colour (they look like dark chocolate). They had a lovely flavour which was rich and creamy and they melted in the mouth. Mixed with the vanilla ice cream they tasted lovely and were very moreish. Next I set about hunting down some of the cookie dough, this was easy as there was plenty in there. The cookie dough was formed into balls and were predominantly golden brown in colour with chocolate chips. Biting into one of the balls I was very happy to see that the cookie dough was soft and moist despite being in the freezer. The balls were very sweet and there was also plenty of chocolate in the balls to satisfy a craving. Mixed with the vanilla ice cream they tasted lovely!
The tub we bought contained 500ml and the nutritional values given on the tub are per 100ml, however you will probably eat a little more than this (unless sharing between 5!) Per 100ml contains 266 calories and 16.9g fat so you should only enjoy this as a treat!
So how does is compare to Ben and Jerry's? Very well is the simple answer! The ice cream is smooth, creamy and tastes lovely and the cookie dough pieces are soft, moist and of a very high standard. However for me personally I think I ever so slightly prefer Ben and Jerry's. However, this is personal taste only - this ice cream is lovely!
So in summary I would definitely recommend this ice cream, especially at the moment as it is half price in Tescos! There are lots of different varieties from Haagen-Dazs including cookies and cream, baileys, Belgian chocolate and vanilla so even if cookie dough doesn't tickle your fancy, there probably is one variety that will!
This is the sort of ice cream you need when you really want to indulge yourself. It's rich, creamy and definately needs to be eaten straight out of the container. I find it best to use a tea spoon, then you can savour every little mouthful and believe me you will want to. It is to die for!
The chocolate chips are plentiful, come in various different sizes, some of them quite big and crunchy, and are dark chocolate. The cookie dough, which at first doesn't seem like a great thing to eat, is absolutely lovely. It has a very sugary taste, and being frozen, does have a consistency and taste more like biscuit than like actual cookie dough, which is great. The ice cream itself is very creamy and smooth and melts just lovely in your mouth. There is a great danger, with it being so yummy, that you will find you've eaten the whole tub before you know it. I should imagine it is quite fattening but I haven't dared look.
My only compliant is that the tubs are too small!
Haagen Dazs Ice Cream is fantastic and this is no exception. With the same great taste, high level of quality and a reminder of your childhood. However, it is very expensive, and also hard to take out of the container.
The packaging is very nice, but it is hard to find it when it is sitting in all of the Haagen Dazs, as they all look the same apart from the picture on the front. The ice cream is always fresh. It is very easy to read, with big clear text. The packaging is very easy to open, and then easy to close after you are finished.
When you open the container, a great smell drifts into your nose. This will encourage you to eat a scoop or two. However, it is very hard to scoop up, and this ruins it in a way as sometimes you want to just eat the ice cream quickly when your taste buds want it. By the time it has melted enough to eat, this may have passed. As soon as you put it in your mouth, a nice creamy vanilla taste melts in your mouth. Then, a soft piece of cookie dough, creates the ultimate texture. The taste will remind you of your childhood. There are also some nice thick pieces of fudge that blend in perfectly with the other flavours.
The quality of the product is very high, with the same great taste in every box. There is a lot of cookie dough pieces, and they are very big. However, there isn't many fudge pieces and they are very small. Alternate brands cannot match this high quality.
The product also has some disadvantages, including being very expensive. This makes it more of a treat than a great product.
Overall, a great product with great flavours, texture and a very high quality but is very expensive and hard to remove from the container.
Lately I have been going through a bit of an ice-cream fad, and cannot resist walking past Ben & Jerry's when I am shopping without buying some!
Only problem is, it is quite expensive and it's not very often that it is on promotion, so I cannot buy as much as I would like.
I have tried Haagen-Dazs ice cream a long time ago, and whilst I did like it, I found I preferred Ben & Jerry's.
However, I was shopping in Asda the other day, and walking past the end of the freezers I spotted all Haagen-Dazs ice cream on offer at £2!
I couldn't resist not buying one (or two!), and browsing through the various flavours I settled on Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.
Haagen-Dazs state that for this flavour they have recreated a childhood treat for an adult palate. Blending chunks of buttery cookie dough and sweet fudge chips with their finest, pure vanilla ice cream. They describe the ice cream on the packaging, as 'Rapturous!'
The ice cream comes in a cardboard tub with a plastic lid.
The ingredients are fresh cream, skimmed milk, sugar solution, cookie dough, fudge chunks, egg yolk and natural flavouring. It also contains wheat and soya ingredients.
On opening the tub, I found the ice cream was too hard to scoop any out at first, so I let it stand for a while. It was then much easier to scoop some out into a bowl.
The ice cream has quite a thick, but smooth and creamy consistency. I found the ice cream has a strong vanilla taste and plenty of chocolate chips swirled through it which tasted really nice.
I tried a chunk of cookie dough, and at first I thought it was gorgeous! After chewing it for a couple of seconds though, it seemed very sugary and sweet, and after swallowing it left a very sugary taste in my mouth.
I had thought the cookie dough pieces would be my favourite part of the ice cream, but I found eating one piece was enough. It was too sweet for me.
The fudge pieces were nice, but there didn't seem to be many in the tub.
A 100 ml serving of this ice cream contains 266 calories - Protein 3.8g - Carbohydrate 24.9g - Fat 16.9g.
Overall I do like this ice cream, but I don't think it is as nice as Ben & Jerry's in my opinion.
I will also avoid eating the cookie dough pieces, so I don't think I will be buying this particular flavour again for myself or family. My daughter also found the cookie dough pieces too sugary for her liking.
If you have a really sweet tooth, however, you may love this ice cream!
Haagen-Dazs do have a whole range of tempting flavours available, and while they are only £2 at Asda, I think I will be tempted to try some of the others, as the cookie dough is the only thing that spoils this flavour for me.
I've always been a Ben & Jerry's fan, but the absence of Cookie Dough ice cream at my local ASDA store lead me to buy a tub of my favourite flavour from it's rival - Haagen Dazs.
I'll admit, I wasn't too happy with the decision, but I honestly can't be bothered to go to a different store just for a tub of ice cream.
Anyway, I turned to my freezer earlier today and took out the tub of Haagen Dazs Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream and decided to have a few scoops. Which didn't really work, as I ended up eating half the tub. Infact, that's a lie. I ended up eating the entire tub. Shameful.
500ML of ice cream now resides in my stomach. But what can I say? Put aside I've gained 100g of fat and taken in 1500 calories, it tasted great.
The combination of luxurious, rich and creamy vanilla ice cream, and nuggets of intense chocolate with generous, buttery cookie dough is a wonderful blend. The ice cream is extremely creamy, and melts delicately in your mouth.
Sounds great, right? It is, apart from the intake. Like I said, the tub contains 1500 calories and 100g of fat. I'd also like to say that the cookie dough was maybe too buttery, but the softness of the vanilla ice cream blinds that anyway. Ironically, I personally didn't think there wasn't enough cookie dough to compliment the vanilla ice cream. What happens when you're out of cookie dough. Boring, much? Add more, Haagen! I'd also reccomend eating it when it's had time to melt. Take it out of the freezer and quickly microwave it for a few seconds, or leave it to melt naturally for a few minutes. It tastes alot better, trust me!
Another problem is the price. It is around £3.70 for a 500ML tub depending where you shop, which is quite a lot.
I was feeling like a treat when I noticed that the Haagen Dazs ice-creams where on offer at my newsagent and I decided I wonder buy a couple. Anything to write a review, eh. So heres what I thought of the first one, Choc Chip Cookie Dough.
The tub is the standard red and bronwy bronze of all haagen dazs ice-creams. On the front in a big white cloud (possibly hinting at its heavenly taste?) is the words Haagen Dazs. Below this in white writing is the name of the flavour, in this case Choc Chip Cookie Dough. And below this is a picture of scoops of cookie dough withchunks of fudge in them. On the back is the usual nutritional information which for this tub is as follows;
Per 500ml Tub
Calories 1310 kcal
Protein - 23g
The only other thing on the back worth noting is that it says it contains 5% cookie dough, which to me seems very little. So basically its 95% vanilla ice-cream, grrrr if Id of known that I would have just taken the vanilla instead of getting my hopes up that this would be something different.
Smell & Taste
The ice-cream is wonderfully smooth and creamy textured ice cream, with a nice full flavored vanilla taste. After a few spoonfuls your hit the cookie dough, which seems to be concentrated from the middle down. The pieces are beautiful; they are soft which surprised me as most chucks in ice cream tend to rock hard and very sweet, although not over poweringly sweet. I was actually surprised at how much was in it, there definitely seems to be an awful lot more than the 5% listed. Also sprinkled around the ice-cream is a generous amount of chunky, yet chewable, pieces of fudge. Altogether these combined perfectly and the taste is heavenly. In my haste to taste it I almost forgot to smell it. There is little smell from the fudge and the cookie dough, but instead you get a nice sweet aroma of vanilla given off, which once again is just heavenly.
Here is the only downfall of Haagen Dazs a 500ml tub will set you back roughly £4, which in my view is far two much for a tub of ice-cream, even Haagen Dazs. Luckily I got this in a BOGOF (Buy One Get One Free) over round at my newsagents. So expect another review in the coming days.
Way back in the day, when good old Haagen Dazs was the premier ice cream choice of sweet lovers everywhere, it's manufacturers and investors were rubbing their hands together in capitalist glee. Famed for it's creaminess and smooth texture, adults and children alike were delighted by it.
Jump forward a few years...Haagen Dazs begins to panic a little. All of a sudden, here come these dudes Ben & Jerry, and they're STEALING THEIR MARKET SHARE!!!!! Suddenly, the guys and laydees behind Haagen Dazs are a bit worried. An awful lot of consumers seem to like this chunky/bits of stuff ice cream, and they're losing some precious pennies because of it. Solution? They try to sue Ben & Jerry. Tut tut, silly tactic. When this method fails (unsurprisingly) Haagen Dazs finally get some brains, and decide to fight back by bringing out their own range of chunky ice cream. Result is, we now have delicious Haagen Dazs Cookie Dough Chip, which trumps Ben & Jerry's ten times over!
Being British, I unfortunately had never been introduced to the American phenomenon of cookie dough. Over here, it's baked or nothing. However, I had always been attracted to the notion since I am a massive cookie fan, and so, my first taste of this flavour was a tub of Ben & Jerry's. I love, love LOVED it. And then, one normal afternoon, I was in Global video perusing the latest releases when a tub of same titled Haagen Dazs caught my eye. Surely, I thought, it couldn't be as good as Ben & Jerry's? Ha ha. As good!!! It's so much better!
Whilst the much smaller chunks of Ben and Jerry's cookie dough was dry and flaky, the Haagen Dazs chunks are large, liberally sprinkled, and beautifully smooth and tasty. Despite their frozen surroundings, these cookie dough chunks soften instantly on contact with the tongue, and go down like smooth ice cream itself, with that extra sugar rush.
The ice cream itself, like the old tradition of Haagen Dazs, is smooth and deliciously creamy. The vanilla flavour is strong, unlike some other brands where vanilla merely bland. Instead, Haagen Dazs make the effort to maintain quality of taste of what is usually seen as the boring ice cream flavour.
The cookie dough chips and vanilla ice cream combined makes a wonderul taste frenzy! Each time I taste this ice cream it really hits me how much Haagen Dazs works to reach a high quality. Everything from the packaging screams quality, which is something every consumer wants. Ben & Jerry's seems so half-hearted compared to this effort. Haagen Dazs somehow manages to taste sophisticated and utterly delicious.
I will warn you that to buy a tub of this is to commit yourself to eating the entire lot. It's truly impossible (unless you've just eaten a horse...or an elephant) to put this ice cream down. Also, we all know once it's melted it can't be frozen again, otherwise we'd all end up very ill with e-coli (any excuse).
To summarise, this is a top quality ice cream that is a true treat for your tummy. The cookie dough is soft and yummy and the ice cream is smooth perfection. Put the two together and you've got a winner!
In Britain you can buy a 500ml tub for around £3.99, and I'm guessing in other countries it's cheaper (since us Brits get ripped off in basically everything). This is very good value for a decent amount of superb tasting ice cream.
Introduction I don?t exactly know what make this is but I decided to put it in this category because I know this is a great make!! But anyway, moving on. My mum brought these a few weeks ago and offered to make them for me the other day but I wanted to help make them, so we waited until today and they were lovely!! And there were eight of them; I wanted them all to myself after I tried the first. I suppose that is because I didn?t help make them! My mum made them!! Oh, and on the packet cover there are dozens of cookies. (Yum yum)!! They look so lovely!! * * * * * * * * * * What it is I haven?t heard of this before (me a chocoholic, nonsense)!! So I don?t suppose many people have, but anyway that?s no the point. Well basically it?s just cookie dough, with chunks of real chocolate in it. There are instructions but I?ll tell you about that later!! * * * * * * * * * * Taste When cooked, well I haven?t tasted them raw, they taste lovely, but there can be little crusty bits round the edge if cooked for too long!! Don?t worry if they are soggy they are meant to be, for extra yumminess!! If left for about 25 minutes then they go cold and quite hard, but still extremely tasty. Despite the gorgeous taste it may contain nuts in it. So yet again Sorry but better to be safe than sorry!!! * * * * * * * * * * Packet The packet is a cylinder shape that goes out further as you get to the top of it. It has a red lid and as I told you there are cookies on the front in the background. On the front it also says We make. You bake. Saxby?s. Fresh cookie dough. Choc chip. The writing is on a rectangle shaped box that is coloured peach and then it gets lighter as it goes into the centre. On the back there is loads of information on how to make them and there is nutritional information which I Will tell you about later. The bottom of t
he small round tub is see - through so you can see the delicious dough (well it just looks weird in the tub, but you know what I mean)!! * * * * * * * * * * Nutrition Per. Cookie (approx) Energy: 798Kj, 190Kcal Protein: 2.2g Carbohydrate: 27.6g Of which sugars: 18.5 Fat: 8.5 Of which saturates: 5.6g Fibre: 1.3g Sodium: 125mg. Once the cookies are baked you must eat them within 24 hours. Once the packet is opened you must eat it within 3 days. But don?t worry, the use by date is quite a long time before it goes off. * * * * * * * * * * Instructions There are three steps to ?cookie heaven? as it claims on the packet!! STEP 1: Remove the dough from the tub and divide it into eight balls. Place them on an ungreased baking tray 6cm apart from each other. STEP 2: Place in a preheated oven 180?C/gas mark 4 for 10 ? 12 minutes until they are a golden brown. They should look moist when removed from the oven, to ensure they will be soft and gooey YUM!! STEP 3: Cool on a baking tray for 5-10 minutes, so they are warm for extra yumminess!! * * * * * * * * * * Contacts For more information on these delightful cookies call the costumer care ? line on 0845 603 0821 on Monday until Friday from 9:00 am until 5 pm. All calls will get charged at BT local rates. If you wish to contact them by writing to them, then the address is as follows: Saxby Bros. ltd. Wellingborough Northants NN8 1LH Or there is even a website on them www.saxbys.co.uk * * * * * * * * * Storage This product needs to be refrigerated. On the packet it tells us that we should freeze on the day we purchase it and defrost thoroughly before you bake it. It is suitable for home freezing and it is also suitable for vegetarians. There are 350g
in the packet of cookie dough, obviously, what else is it going to be. (I can be stupid sometimes)!! The packet can also be recycled. * * * * * * * * * Conclusion Well I have made a discovery, this is by Saxby?s, but at least now you know and you can decide for your self whether to get this BEAUTIFUL cookie dough!! I suggest you get it, after all there is no harm in trying it!! Well I hope I helped!! And all of this for just £1.50, incredible.
As usual I got out my tub of ice-cream and sat down to eat it in front of the telly. I'd decided to eat a few scoops and then put it back into the freezer, but this plan failed and I ended eating half the tub! It is just too delicious to put down. You can't help yourself! About half an hour after eating all that ice-cream I began to fell very full indeed. I am going to try and explain to you what it's like. This ice-cream leaves your stomach feeling normal for about half an hour (so as you eat more) and then makes you feel like you could never eat any of that ice-cream again. But the next day you have to give into temptation and take the ice-cream out of the freezer and start munching on the creamy, chocolatey ice-cream to your hearts contempt! Haagen Dazs cookie dough chip ice-cream is made of vanilla ice-cream full of cookie dough and choc chip pieces. I love this ice-cream and am now addicted to it! It is a bit pricey though. I paid £3.99 for 500ml of it. But it's definately worth it. It takes a while to melt so you can enjoy the ice-cream for a long time and not have to worry about it melting. Try it for yourself (but be warned! You won't want to put the stuff down!!!) Please tell me what you think.
One day I'm going to learn. One day. For the second night in a row I'm sat here typing this feeling very, very full indeed. And very sick. In fact, I feel that sick I don't think I'm ever goiong to eat again. And the cause of this? Haagen Dazs ice-cream!!! Ah yes, I can hear you thinking (if you can hear someone think!) I'm sure you all understand what's happened to me. I got a tub of Haagen Dazs out of the freezer with good intentions of only having the odd scoop and putting the rest back in the freezer for another day. Only it didn't work out quite as I'd planned. One scoop led to another.... And another... And another. And before I knew it, the whole tub was gone. 500ml of ice-cream all gone, all in my stomach. And boy does it sit heavily down there! Tonights flavour of choice was Cookie Dough Chip ice-cream, which combines such wonderful things as Haagen Dazs Vanilla ice-cream, laced with generous chunks of cookie dough, and a few fudge chips thrown in for good measure. Yum yum. I'm a big fan of Haagen Dazs vanilla ice-cream. The main ingredient is cream, so it's very,very rich indeed! It has a wonderful consistency with a lovely, subtle vanilla flavouring, not too much and definately not too little. This in itself is a wonderful ice-cream. Then we have the cookie dough. You'll all no doubt remember how lovely it was to lick the remaining cake mix out of the bowl after your mum had done some baking. I'm sure the mix often tasted better than the final cake (maybe that was just my mums baking!). This cookie dough tastes just the same, if a little colder! It's very sweet, and goes really well with the vanilla ice-cream. To top it all off these pieces of cookie dough are infused with small fudge chips to make it all that little bit chewier and crunchier. Absolutely divine. There are only
two problems. The first if these is that I've just eaten the whole tub in one go. That's about 1500 calories and 100g of fat. I'm definately going to have to go down the gym tomorrow. The other is they are not overly generous with the chunks of cookie dough. The chunks themselves are pretty big, the problem is there are just not enough of them. Maybe that's why I ate the whole tub in one go, I was forever searching for more cookie dough! A poor excuse I know, but it's the only one I can scome up with. So Haagen Dazs take note, make this ice-cream even tastier by adding more cookie dough!!! It's a bit pricey at around £3.79 for 500ml, but this is about the same price as you'll pay for a tub of Ben and Jerry's and it's not the sort of thing you'll buy every day (usually!). Not only would your wallet not be able to take it, your heart might not like it either, even if your stomach would. As with all ice-creams like this, it's best to take it out of the freezer a few minutes before you actually eat it, to let it soften up a little and save your poor little teaspoons from getting to bent! SO there you have it, another day, another tub of ice-cream, another few grams of fat toward my heart attack! They really shoudn't be allowed to make these ice-creams so tasty, I just haven't got the willpower! Tune in tomorow for another installment, despite my best efforts I can feel another tub coming on!
Häagen-Dazs Cookie Dough Chip ice cream is for the child in you.