latest donut obsession, were right around the corner that could only spell big trouble. Ample Hills Creamery is very much in the category. I've been drooling over the write ups of the locally sourced Prospect Heights ice cream parlor and a recent trip confirmed that I'm happy to have this new sweet spot a good long walk away...
When it comes to ice cream, plain is great, but I love me some mix-ins and Ample Hills delivers. With flavors like Baked/Unbaked (Vanilla ice cream with homemade pieces of baked chocolate chip cookies and unbaked chocolate chip cookie dough), Elvis Impersonator (peanut butter, bananas and candied bacon), and Salted Crack Caramel (salted butter caramel ice cream with pieces of Deb's famous crack cookies (saltines, butter, sugar, chocolate) it's hard to settle on just one flavor. Fortunately for the indecisive, you can split a single scoop, which is exactly what we did, pairing Elvis with Salted Crack. Candied bacon and crack cookies?! Diabolically delicious. Like I said, it's a very good thing that this place is a long walk away.
Ample Hills Creamery
623 Vanderbilt Ave
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