Ben & Jerry’s to Unveil “Schweddy Balls” Flavor

Posted on: June 13th, 2011 at 6:40 am by

On Friday morning, Saturday Night Live alumna Ana Gasteyer nonchalantly dropped a bomb during a video segment that aired on NY1. While discussing her more recent theater pursuits (“Elegant Songs from a Handsome Woman”), the comedienne alluded to the stubborn staying power of her iconic 1998 bit with Molly Shannon and Alec Baldwin, “Schweddy Balls.” And that’s just when she said it – Ben & Jerry’s is releasing a limited edition pint based on the sketch.

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The delicious dish of “Schweddy Balls” reportedly arrives sometime in September, and will be available through Christmas. Given that the ingredients are still a mystery, we feel compelled to launch a guessing game. So, readers, what mouth-watering flavors do you think Ben & Jerry’s is using in their frozen interpretation of this secret Schweddy family recipe?

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