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Ben & Jerry’s Unveils New "Schweddy Balls" Flavor


What’s better than having your image plastered on the side of containers of your own Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor a la Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon?

Easy: Having a flavor named after your balls.

Alec Baldwin can lay claim to that honor now that the ice cream maker has unveiled its newest flavor: “Schweddy Balls,” an homage to a Saturday Night Live character Baldwin played back in the 1990s.

During the skit, bakery owner Pete Schweddy appeared on an NPR-like program to tout his balls – "popcorn balls, cheese balls, rum balls—you name it."

The Vermont ice cream maker began selling the flavor in its stores Thursday. It’s only a limited edition flavor, though, so SNL fans may want to act quickly to fulfill their “Schweddy Balls” cravings.

The flavor is made up of vanilla ice cream “with a hint of rum and is loaded with fudge covered rum balls and milk chocolate malt balls,” according to the company.

You can relive Baldwin in all his Schweddy glory here. And here’s a screenshot of the carton to prove we're not making this up:


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