Expired DQ Candy Cane Blizzard

November 1, 2016        

The Candy Cane Oreo Blizzard has returned to Dairy Queen for the holidays. 

The holiday inspired Blizzard Treat is available from now through December 31, 2016 at Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill restaurants.

“There are traditional flavors that are synonymous with the holidays and candy cane would be one of them,” says Barry Westrum, executive vice president of marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation. “We added our own sweet touch to create what has become a very popular seasonal Blizzard Treat. To us, it’s never too early to begin celebrating the holiday season.”

The Candy Cane OREO Blizzard Treat is a sweet, smooth, and crunchy blend of OREO cookie pieces and peppermint candy pieces hand-crafted together with creamy DQ vanilla soft serve. Blizzard Treats are made to order and so thick they are served upside down in four sizes, including the popular Mini.

Many Blizzard Treat flavors, including Candy Cane OREO, can easily be made into DQ Cakes, which are perfect for the holiday season and other special events, such as birthdays and anniversaries.

DQ Happy Hour

Dairy Queen has a Hardest Working Happy Hour available weekdays at participating U.S. locations from 2 to 5 p.m. Fans can choose from a choice of a Mocha, Salted Caramel or Vanilla  flavored Iced Coffee; Oreo, Caramel Chip or Midnight MochaUltimate Frappés; and Strawberry Banana, Tripleberry®, and Mango PineappleOrange Julius®Premium Fruit Smoothies at one of the best values in the industry.  The small flavored Iced Coffees are only $1, and the small, blended to perfection new DQ Ultimate Frappés and small Orange Julius® Premium Fruit Smoothies are just $2 weekdays from 2 to 5 p.m. at participating locations. While the beverages are available all day, they are value priced only during Happy Hour.

For more information about the Dairy Queen system, visit DairyQueen.com. Connect with the DQ system on Twitter using #LOVEmyDQ and follow the system at twitter.com/dairyqueen. Visit the DQ Facebook fan page, which has more than 10.6 million friends and become a friend at facebook.com/dairyqueen.

Blizzard Fan Club

If you haven’t joined yet, DQ will give you a BOGO when you join their Blizzard fan club, plus special coupons on your birthday and anniversary. For more details and to sign up, go to the DQ website at http://www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/Blizzard-Fan-Club/

About Dairy Queen (from Wikipedia)

dqlogoDairy Queen, often abbreviated DQ, is a chain of soft serve and fast food restaurants owned by International Dairy Queen, Inc, which also owns Orange Julius and Karmelkorn.  The name “Dairy Queen” is taken from the name of their soft serve product, which the company refers to as “Dairy Queen” or “DQ”. The first Dairy Queen store opened in 1940 in Joliet, Illinois.  The company’s corporate offices are located in Edina, Minnesota.   In 2008 Dairy Queen had 5,700 locations.

A popular Dairy Queen item is the Blizzard, which is soft-serve mechanically blended with mix-in ingredients such as sundae toppings and/or pieces of cookies, brownies, or candy. It has been a staple on the menu since its introduction in 1985, a year in which Dairy Queen sold 100 million Blizzards. Popular Blizzard flavors include: Oreo Cookies, mint Oreo, chocolate chip cookie dough, M&M’s (Smarties in Canada),Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, Heath bar, and Butterfinger.

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