We tried all the new Chips Ahoy! ice cream flavors

All photos by Lee Breslouer

Chips Ahoy! are known for producing crunchy chocolate chip cookies with a vaguely pirate-y name, but at the end of February, they'll release a line of four flavors of "Ice Cream Creations" -- Dulce de Leche, Mint Chocolate Chip, Mocha Chunk, and Root Beer Float. No freezer required.

Find out if they're worth your hard-earned scratch:

Flavor: Forget what you know about the consistency of Chips Ahoy! -- this thing is straight out of Compton a box of Soft Batch. Moist and delicious, there's big mocha flavors that make us want to eat this with a cup of coffee in our hand.
Score: 8 out of 10
Flavor: This tastes exactly like a root beer float. I'm a kid again, ordering one at A&W with money from my mom's purse. I was 22 at the time, but still. The vanilla and root beer flavors are so strong, you can trick yourself into thinking it tastes carbonated. If you're a fan of root beer, run, don't walk to the supermarket in late Feb.
Score: 9.5 out of 10

Flavor: For some reason this is the only cookie out of the bunch that is not Soft Batch-style. It's a shame, too. It tastes like Dulce de Leche, but after eating it, I'm not sure it's a good idea to put those flavors in a cookie.
Score: 5 out of 10
Flavor: The Thin Mint is the dominant mint cookie, and it's a little jarring to taste mint flavors in a soft cookie. The mint chunks are the only highlight here.
Score: 6 out of 10

Lee Breslouer writes about food and drink for Thrillist, and thinks the best cookie of all time is Soft Batch. Follow him @LeeBreslouer, because you can't make up a name that good.

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