MINNEAPOLIS Dairy Queen is kicking off the New Year with a new Turtle Oreo Blizzard available at participating restaurants beginning Jan. 1. The new treat, part of the chain’s Blizzard of the Month promotion, features cookie pieces, caramel and pecans blended with vanilla soft-serve ice cream.
The average price will be $2.75 for a 12-ounce serving, $3.20 for a 16-ounce serving and $3.65 for a 21-ounce serving.
International Dairy Queen, based in Minneapolis, operates or franchises about 5,600 restaurants under the Dairy Queen, DQ Grill & Chill and DQ Orange Julius brands. The Blizzard, a blend of soft-serve ice cream and various candies, nuts, fruits and cookies, was introduced in 1985, and the Blizzard of the Month promotion began in 2003.