Penn State Creamery announces new ice cream flavor just in time for the holiday season

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Christmas came a little early for ice cream lovers: Penn State’s Berkey Creamery unveiled a new, limited edition ice cream flavor Wednesday.

Salted Caramel Cheesecake is the newest ice cream flavor to hit the shelves since 2018, when the creamery introduced its White Out flavor. The Salted Caramel Cheesecake ice cream is exactly what it sounds like. It is a cheesecake ice cream base with a salted caramel swirl and “pillows” of graham cracker cheesecake, Tom Davis, creamery manager, said in a press release.

“We wanted to expand our line of cheesecake flavors — which includes strawberry and blueberry — with a new one fitting for the holiday season,” Davis said. “We hope customers craving rich and festive flavors will enjoy this taste of a salted caramel cheesecake in a bowl or cone.”

Salted Caramel Cheesecake will be available through the end of December, along with returning holiday flavor, Peppermint Stick. Customers can purchase the new flavor in the store, online or across Penn State Food Services locations.

The creamery is open 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Hours during Penn State’s winter break will be posted on the creamery’s website and social media channels.