We sampled cheese-centric ice cream from across the land—hey, it’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Herewith, our favorite flavors.
L.A.; New York City; Dallas
A silky-smooth mascarpone base with tangy balsamic vinegar swirls and chewy California figs—what’s not to like?
Glacé Artisan Ice Cream
Kansas City, Mo.
This refreshing, lightly goaty treat will win over any and all cheesy ice cream skeptics.
Salt & Straw
Portland, Ore.; L.A.
Ash-ripened goat cheese from Cypress Grove Chevre meets briny-sweet brittle in this savory concoction.
The secret ingredient in this addictive twist on the perennial scoop shop favorite? Fresh ricotta from Salvatore Bklyn.
Fat Cat Creamery
Boozy, airy, and a bit spicy, this decadent contender has a frozen eggnog vibe.
This slightly tangy dessert—akin to a “goat cheese Oreo,” according to one taster—had us reaching for seconds. Because chocolate.