View Full Version : Food and Drink Ben & Jerry's promises good times with Schweddy Balls

09-10-2011, 01:16 PM
Who says Ben & Jerry's don't have a sense of humor...

No one can resist Pete Schweddy's balls.

The seasonal treat was first made iconic in the Saturday Night Live skit by Ana Gasteyer and Molly Shannon as hosts of NPR's fictional program "Delicious Dish," and Alec Baldwin as guest Pete Schweddy – the owner of holiday confectionary company Season's Eatings that specialized in spherical sweets.

Now, after thirteen years, you too can be a sucker for Mr. Schweddy's misshapen, glistening balls - so long as you don't mind them frozen.

Ben & Jerry's announced its newest limited-batch flavor will indeed be "Schweddy Balls," and will be released for the 37th season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 24 with Alec Baldwin - fittingly enough - as host.

“For a long time, I thought that ‘Here Lies Pete Schweddy’ would end up on my tombstone,” said Baldwin. “Now, thanks to Ben & Jerry's, the goodness of the Schweddy family recipe won't go with me to the great beyond.”

So what exactly will this variation of Schweddy Balls taste like? Ben & Jerry's said each pint will have a rum-spiked vanilla ice cream base with fudge-covered rum and malt balls aplenty mixed in.

Mmm, good times.


09-10-2011, 01:16 PM

09-10-2011, 01:25 PM
For anyone that hasn't seen the video...

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09-10-2011, 03:31 PM
If you haven't already seen this video, GTFO.

Pasta Giant Meatball
09-10-2011, 03:40 PM
Suck on my chocolate Schweddy Balls...