Craziest Dairy Queen Secret Menu Items

By molly atherton 4 months ago
Welcome to the deliciously secretive world of Dairy Queen, where the menu goes beyond the ordinary and dives headfirst into the extraordinary. Prepare to be tantalized, surprised, and quite possibly flabbergasted as we unveil the clandestine creations hidden within the elusive realm of the "Craziest Dairy Queen Secret Menu Items." From whimsical concoctions whispered among DQ enthusiasts to mind-boggling blends that push the boundaries of ice cream innovation.

1. Birthday Cake Blizzard

Picture this: a whirlwind of creamy vanilla soft serve dancing in perfect harmony with generous chunks of cookie dough, a sprinkle of rainbow magic, and a drizzle of indulgent vanilla syrup. This Blizzard, though not exactly undercover anymore, still reigns as a crowd-pleaser for a reason.
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Let's start off strong with one of the most beloved secret menu Blizzards of all time. It's maybe not ~that~ much of a secret at this point, but for good reason! Start with vanilla soft serve, and ask for cookie dough, rainbow sprinkles and vanilla syrup to be mixed it. It will make all your birthday dreams come true!Original content sourced from Femanin.com

2. Rootbeer Float

Ah, the Root Beer Float – a timeless delight that, despite its absence from the standard menu, remains a legendary classic at Dairy Queen. There's a certain thrill in ordering something not explicitly listed, a secret handshake between you and the staff that leads to a fizzy, frothy masterpiece.
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While you won't see this on the menu, if you're not quite sure what you're in the mood for, but you know you want something classic, ask for a Rootbeer Float. You already know what's in these, but we have to say, they NEVER MISS! Especially in the summer time, it's one of the best treats.

3. Caramel Delight Pie

Ah, the tantalizing allure of caramel takes center stage in this clandestine delight known as the Caramel Delight Blizzard. Imagine a canvas of velvety vanilla soft serve, transformed into a decadent masterpiece with the addition of luscious chocolate chunks, tantalizing pie pieces, rivers of fudge, and cascades of caramel.
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If caramel is your thing, then you're definitely going to want to try this secret Caramel Delight Blizzard. Get the vanilla soft serve as the base, and then ask for chocolate chunks, pie pieces, fudge and caramel to be mixed in. People say it tastes like a chocolate turtle pie!

4. Cheesy fries

Indeed, amidst the ice cream frenzy, Dairy Queen has a savory surprise waiting to tantalize taste buds—the hot food section. And when it comes to their fries, it's not just about the crispy spuds; it's about taking them to a whole new level of indulgence.
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Sometimes we forget that DQ offers hot food that's actually pretty decent! If you want to take their fries to the next level, order them with the quest that comes with the pretzel sticks and add shredded cheese. You can also request Chili Cheese fries that are pretty delicious!

5. Sugar Cookie Blizzard

Who can resist the allure of a delicious sugar cookie? Imagine indulging in that same delightful flavor sensation without ever having to preheat an oven. Enter the realm of a magical dessert hack at Dairy Queen that captures the essence of a scrumptious sugar cookie in every luscious spoonful.
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Yes, you read that right! I don't know about you, but I'm a sucker for a good sugar cookie. This way you can get that same flavor without having to bake a single thing! Get vanilla ice cream with vanilla syrup, sprinkles, marshmallows, and pie chips incorporated for a tasty treat!

6. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shake

Ah, the timeless allure of a milkshake—creamy, indulgent, and always a crowd-pleaser. But what if I told you there's a secret concoction at Dairy Queen that takes the classic milkshake to a whole new level of decadence and deliciousness? Brace yourself for the ultimate treat that's as indulgent as it gets.
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This one just sounds decedent. Who doesn't love a good milkshake? If you ask for this one, you'll get strawberry purée, chocolate cone dip, and vanilla ice cream mixed together. Top it off with whipped cream, more chocolate cone dip, and of course, more strawberry for a delectable shake flavor.

7. Puppy Chow

Ah, Puppy Chow—a nostalgic treat that’s practically irresistible, especially during the holiday season. But what if I told you that Dairy Queen has a secret Blizzard that captures the essence of this beloved snack, giving you that same addictive taste in every spoonful?
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You know that stuff that most people make around the holidays with Chex cereal, chocolate, peanut butter and powdered sugar? It's impossible to not eat the whole bowl. Yeah, that's Puppy Chow. To get your Blizzard to take like it, start with vanilla ice cream. Ask for the graham cracker pieces, chocolate fudge and peanut butter. Don't forget the whipped cream!

8. Take the cheesy fries even further

Prepare for a taste bud rollercoaster because we're diving headfirst into the world of ultimate indulgence at Dairy Queen! The Cheeseburger Cheese Fries—a tantalizing and perhaps messy creation that's a testament to the deliciously bold fusion of flavors.
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Okay, one person recommended Cheeseburger Cheese Fries, and now we can't stop thinking about it. Basically, get the fries with the cheese sauce, but also add shredded lettuce, chili, pickles, shredded cheese, and ketchup. Sounds incredibly messy, and yes, we will eat the whole thing.

9. Cheesecake!

Let's talk about turning your Dairy Queen experience into a cheesecake extravaganza! Picture this: a menu of delectable cheesecake-inspired Blizzards waiting to tempt your taste buds. Whether you're a die-hard fan of classic New York cheesecake, crave the indulgence of chocolate, or yearn for the tart sweetness of raspberry, Dairy Queen has a Blizzard that's sure to satisfy your cravings.
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Whether you want classic NY cheesecake, chocolate, or raspberry, we've got you covered! For chocolate, get vanilla ice cream with chocolate fudge, cheesecake pieces and additional chocolate chunks. For raspberry, instead just add raspberry syrup and cheesecake pieces. And for NY cheesecake, ask for strawberry preserves with your cheesecake bits.

10. Triple Cheeseburger

Get ready to embark on a burger adventure that's not for the faint of heart—Dairy Queen's secret Triple Cheeseburger. It's the stuff of legends, a towering delight for the burger aficionado craving an extra punch of protein and flavor.
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If you're feeling extra hungry and want to rack up that protein, try this Triple Cheeseburger from the secret menu. Pretty simple, just a double cheeseburger with an extra patty. But you can ask for a Macho Meal when you order this. It was an old school DQ menu item, so most employees know it's a triple cheeseburger!

11. Just trust us on this one

Prepare for a flavor fusion that's both delightful and irresistible—the enigmatic Kit-Kat Blizzard with a twist of caramel and banana. While it might lack an official title, this secret menu item at Dairy Queen has garnered a reputation as a must-have indulgence among those in the know.
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Okay, so this secret menu item has no official title, but everyone who's tried it says it's a must-have. It's a Kit-Kat Blizzard with caramel and banana. As you may guess, just get vanilla soft serve with Kit Kat pieces, caramel, and sliced banana for a flavorful treat!

12. Raspberry and Strawberry Cake

Prepare for a cake experience that's not just a celebration but a symphony of flavors—an innovative twist on the classic Dairy Queen ice cream cake that'll tantalize taste buds and make every celebration extra special. Start this delightful journey with a vanilla base, setting the stage for a flavorful cake masterpiece.
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If you love DQ ice cream cakes (who doesn't), then try this fun twist. Get a vanilla base with strawberry and raspberry purée in the middle. The top later will be a raspberry/strawberry Blizzard mix. You can get it decorated with strawberry drizzle and vanilla frosting. We think the cookie crunch layer would still work here too. Yummy!

13. Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Hold onto your taste buds because Dairy Queen has a secret menu item that's about to take your love for Cinnamon Toast Crunch to a whole new level of deliciousness. Brace yourself for the mind-blowing Cinnamon Toast Crunch Blizzard—a treat that's destined to become your new obsession.
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Stop everything. This is IMPORTANT! People go absolutely feral for a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, so just imagine it in a Blizzard! Get vanilla soft serve, add in pie pieces, and a snickerdoodle base. Prepare for your mind to be blow! You're not going to want to stop eating this one.

14. This Slush tastes like Warheads

Ah, the sweet agony of Warhead candies—a nostalgic mix of intense sourness that could turn into a tongue-torturing delight. But fear not, for those seeking a more tempered yet equally flavorful experience, the Misty Slush with a blend of cherry, blue raspberry, and strawberry-kiwi.
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Anyone else absolutely destroy the roof of their mouth with the Warhead candies back in the day? Yet, we couldn't stop eating them! If you want that same flavor in a less painful experience, try a Misty Slush with cherry, blue raspberry, and strawberry-kiwi.

15. Key Lime Pie Blizzard

Prepare for a taste bud sensation that'll transport you straight to the tropics—the Key Lime Pie Blizzard, an irresistible treat that captures the essence of this beloved dessert in every spoonful. Start with a creamy canvas of vanilla ice cream...
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There are some really diehard Key Lime Pie fans out there, and now you can get a Blizzard that tastes like one. Get vanilla ice cream with graham base and pie pieces mixed in, and ask them to add Lemon-Lime Misty Slush! Get it topped with whipped cream, and it'll taste almost exactly the same!

16. Cotton Candy Sundae

Step right up and treat yourself to a nostalgic delight—the Cotton Candy Sundae, a sweet sensation that's reminiscent of carefree days at state fairs and sunny summer escapades with family. If Blizzards aren't your cup of ice cream, this sundae is sure to tickle your taste buds and evoke memories of cotton candy clouds and sunny fun.
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If Blizzards aren't your fave, you can try a Cotton Candy Sundae that's sure to delight. Just ask for vanilla soft serve with cotton candy syrup and cotton candy sprinkles. It will remind you of state fairs and summer days with your family. You'll want to eat it all summer long!

17. Calling all Harry Potter fans

Hold onto your wizard hats because Dairy Queen has concocted a magical treat that'll transport you straight to the enchanting world of Butterbeer! Introducing the Butterbeer inspired Blizzard—an elixir of flavors that'll delight your taste buds and make you feel like a true wizard indulging in a sweet wizarding delight.
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This one's for you! You're not going to want to skip the Butterbeer inspired Blizzard. Yes, that's right. Get vanilla soft serve and ask them to add butterscotch cone dip, caramel, and Butterfinger pieces. Top the whole thing off with whipped cream, and it's a dessert fit for a wizard!

18. Jack & Jill Sundae

Imagine a delightful sundae that pays homage to the timeless pairing of chocolate and marshmallow, a classic treat with a whimsical twist—the Jack & Jill sundae. This sweet delight promises a delightful dance of flavors, blending creamy vanilla soft serve with the irresistible combination of hot fudge and marshmallow.
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This is a classic with a small twist. Get vanilla soft serve with hot fudge, and then add marshmallow topping or marshmallow crème. The marshmallow goes on one half of the sundae and the chocolate on the other. Hence the name, Jack & Jill. It's simple but yet incredibly yummy!

19. PB&J Blizzard

There's a beauty in simplicity, especially when it comes to timeless flavor combinations that evoke nostalgia. Enter the classic yet comforting delight—the Vanilla, Strawberry Preserves, and Peanut Butter Blizzard. While it might seem straightforward, this combination promises to take your taste buds on a delightful trip down memory lane.
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Honestly, after some of the others on this list, this one seems pretty basic. But if you're looking for a more classic combo, try getting vanilla ice cream, strawberry preserves and peanut butter mixed in. Add in some pie pieces, and it'll taste like nostalgia!

20. Pup Cup!

Ah, the infamous side-eye from our furry friends when they suspect we're enjoying something delightful without them! Fear not, dog parents, because Dairy Queen has the perfect solution to keep both you and your beloved pup happy—the Pup Cup!
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If you're a dog parent, you know the bombtastic side-eye that your dog will give you if you get a treat without them. So be sure to ask for a Pup Cup next time you're at DQ. This is a small (dog-friendly) cup of vanilla soft serve topped with a doggy biscuit.

21. Oreo Cotton Candy

Ah, the allure of childhood favorites—combining the familiar sweetness of Oreo cookies with the whimsical delight of cotton candy creates a symphony of flavors that promises to whisk you back to carefree days.
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We can't quite picture how this one would taste, but people say it's delicious. Get vanilla ice cream with Oreo pieces and cotton candy syrup mixed in. Tastes like childhood apparently! If you loved either or both of these desserts as a kid, why not try mixing them together?

22. Cinnamon Soft Pretzel

Prepare your taste buds for a mouthwatering adventure with a twist on the classic soft pretzel sticks at Dairy Queen. While the savory option with melted cheese is a delight, behold the tantalizing creation of the Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel—an indulgent, sweet treat that's sure to satisfy your cravings for something delightful and comforting.
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DQ's soft pretzel sticks are pretty tasty all on their own, and you can get them with a side of melted cheese. But if you want a sweet option rather than savory, try this cinnamon sugar pretzel. Get the sticks cut open and filled with butter and snickerdoodle base, then melted in the oven. We can already feel our cholesterol rising!

23. Frozen Hot Chocolate

Ah, the frozen delight that captures the essence of summer evenings—a cool and indulgent treat that promises to whisk you away to a nostalgic realm of frozen hot chocolate. Picture this: a concoction at Dairy Queen that's as refreshing as it is delightful, perfect for those warm nights under the stars.
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So this one is pretty perfect for those summer nights. You basically just ask for chocolate milk, add whipped cream, chocolate syrup and have it blended with ice. People say it tastes like frozen hot chocolate in the best possible way. If you want to take it a step further, add some marshmallows!

24. Stranger Things Blizzard

Ah, the intrigue of the Upside Down—a realm that captivated audiences worldwide in the enigmatic world of Stranger Things. If you're looking to immerse yourself in the eerie delights of the show through a Dairy Queen Blizzard, behold the Upside Down inspired creation that pays homage to Eleven.
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If you, like the rest of the world, were absolutely captivated by the show Stranger Things, then why not try this Upside Down inspired Blizzard. It's soft serve ice cream with chocolate-covered waffle bites. Add some cherry purée, chocolate cookie base, and a little more soft serve for good measure. A treat fit for Eleven.

25. Marshmallow Crème

Ah, the fluffy delight of marshmallows! For the marshmallow enthusiasts among us, behold a delightful secret addition that promises to elevate your Dairy Queen experience to new heights. Whether you're indulging in a Sundae or diving into a Blizzard.
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Some people are just truly obsessed with marshmallows. We have a new delightful secret treat for you. Whether it's a Sundae or a Blizzard, ask for some marshmallow crème for a flavor boost. It's a melted marshmallow liquid that you're sure to love! We're putting it on everything.

26. Cotton Candy Cone

Prepare for a burst of whimsical sweetness that'll delight every cotton candy aficionado out there! For those who revel in the vibrant allure of cotton candy, here's a delightful Dairy Queen creation that's sure to brighten up your day—a treat that marries the sweetness of cotton candy with the creamy indulgence of Dairy Queen's soft serve.
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Similar to the Blizzard and the sundae, there's something here for all our cotton candy lovers! Get a vanilla soft serve with cotton candy syrup. Then get it dipped in blue melting chocolate! You can even get it topped with cotton candy sprinkles if your heart desires. We love the brightness of this!

27. Coffee Blizzard

Sometimes, you just need that perfect blend of sweetness and a little caffeine boost. Introducing a clever twist to the classic Blizzard—a fusion of creamy indulgence and a touch of coffee-infused goodness. Start with your go-to Blizzard flavor, whether it's the irresistible Oreo or the timeless Vanilla.
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Can't decide between a sweet treat or extra caffeine boost? Why not both! Get an Oreo or Vanilla Blizzard and ask them to add coffee syrup to it for a little extra kick. The best part about this addition is that it shouldn't cost you extra! So it's a nice little pick-me-up to your favorite classic Blizzard flavor.

28. Jolly Ranchers Slush

That concoction sounds like a whirlwind of fruity flavors! Blending cherry, lemon-lime, blue raspberry, mango, and strawberry-kiwi Misty Slushes together is like creating a symphony of fruity goodness at Dairy Queen. The variety of vibrant colors mixing together might not win any beauty contests, but sometimes, the most surprising blends create the most delicious flavors.
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Mix cherry, lemon-lime, blue raspberry, mango, and strawberry-kiwi Misty Slush together, and add in some vanilla soft serve. You'll be surprised that it literally tastes like Jolly Ranchers. It might not look the most appetizing, but it's delicious! Would you try it?

29. Oreo and Caramel Cake

That sounds like the ultimate indulgence for anyone with a sweet tooth! Dairy Queen's ice cream cakes are already legendary, but requesting an Oreo and Caramel fusion takes it to a whole new level of decadence. A vanilla ice cream base that's the epitome of creamy goodness.
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Dairy Queen's ice cream cakes are pretty legendary. You can ask for an Oreo and Caramel one! You'll get a vanilla ice cream base, caramel and cookie filling, and then an Oreo/caramel Blizzard layer on top! Drizzle it with hot caramel and you're good to go.

30. Grilled Cheese

Dairy Queen's not just about their delightful desserts and Blizzards; they've got a secret gem for the grilled cheese enthusiasts out there. Even though it's not listed on the menu, you can still indulge in a fantastic and satisfying grilled cheese sandwich right at Dairy Queen.
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You can also order a grilled cheese from Dairy Queen even though it's not on the menu! They typically serve a lot of their meals with a side of Texas Toast, and we already know they have cheese on hand. It just so happens that their Texas Toast makes a FANTASTIC and delicious grilled cheese sandwich!

31. French Silk Pie

For those chocolate aficionados yearning for the creamy indulgence of a French Silk Pie in a frosty and delightful form, Dairy Queen has a secret gem just for you—the French Silk Pie Blizzard. Start with a foundation of creamy soft serve ice cream—a perfect canvas for this delectable creation.
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You can even enjoy a delicious and creamy French Silk Pie, but in blizzard form, from their secret menu! Get the best of both worlds by pie pieces that have been mixed with soft serve ice cream, cocoa fudge and of course chocolate chunks, for the chocolate lovers out there.

32. Chocolate Cheesecake

For those craving a change from the classic vanilla cheesecake, Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful surprise—the Chocolate Cheesecake Blizzard. Start with the creamy vanilla soft serve as the base—a canvas ready to embrace the decadent essence of chocolate cheesecake.
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Although traditional cheesecake with vanilla flavoring is always a winner, maybe you fancy a bit of a change and want to go for chocolate instead. Well good news: chocolate cheesecake is on the secret menu! It's made with vanilla soft serve, cheesecake pieces, chocolate fudge and extra chocolate chunks!

33. Tiramisu

For aficionados of the beloved Italian classic, Tiramisu, here's some fantastic news: Dairy Queen's secret menu boasts a delightful rendition of this traditional dessert—the Tiramisu Blizzard. Begin with the creamy vanilla soft serve as the base—a canvas ready to capture the essence of Tiramisu.
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If you're a lover of this traditional Italian dessert no matter where you eat - it's on most restaurant dessert menus, thankfully - you may have been sad over it not being available at Dairy Queen. Well it is on the secret menu! You'll get vanilla soft serve, pie chips, coffee syrup, cheesecake pieces and cocoa fudge.

34. Banana cream pie

Enter the age-old debate about whether it's a pie or a pudding while savoring the delightful and ambiguous treat from Dairy Queen's secret menu—the Banana Cream Pie Blizzard. Start with the classic vanilla soft serve as the base.
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You can argue all day long whether you think of this as a pie or pudding, but hopefully you'll be arguing about it whilst enjoying one! This Blizzard from the secret menu will offer you sliced bananas (naturally) with vanilla soft serve, graham base, pie chips and whipped cream on top to finish it all off.

35. Peanut M&M

For all the fans of peanuts and M&Ms, Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful offering that brings together the best of both worlds—the Peanut and M&M Blizzards. Let's start with the classic Vanilla Soft Serve, a creamy base that sets the stage for this delightful deconstructed treat.
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Lovers of peanuts and M&Ms unite, because this one will give you a sort of deconstructed versions, with whole peanuts served alongside chocolate M&Ms, blended up in vanilla soft serve. Even better, you can get a peanut butter M&M version on the secret menu.

36. Nutella Blizzard

For all the Nutella enthusiasts out there, Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful surprise just for you—the Hazelnut Chocolate Blizzard. Start with a velvety hazelnut chocolate base, offering the creamy essence of everyone's favorite hazelnut spread, Nutella.
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So all the fans of Nutella instead of peanut butter might have been lamenting up to this point, but don't worry - there's room on the secret menu for your favorite spread, too! You can order a blizzard with a hazelnut chocolate base as well as cocoa fudge to get yours!

37. Toffee Crunch

Toffee has this irresistible allure that elevates any sweet treat, and Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful creation that pays homage to this delightful flavor—the Toffee Coffee Blizzard. Start with a blend of rich and creamy chocolate and vanilla soft serve—an ideal canvas for this indulgent delight.
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Is there anything better for something sweet than toffee? Whether it's sticky toffee, toffee in your coffee or toffee in your dessert, it's always going to be good! That's why it's even better it's on the secret menu: a blizzard with chocolate and vanilla soft serve, coffee syrup and pieces of Heath Bar.

38. Thin Mint

If you're a fan of those iconic Girl Scout cookies but don't want to wait for them to come knocking, Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful creation that brings that classic flavor to you—the Mint Chocolate Cookie Blizzard.
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Don't wait for the Girl Scouts to show up at your door, go and order your own from the Dairy Queen secret menu instead! If you're looking for some refreshing mint, go for vanilla soft serve mixed with Oreo base, chunks of chocolate and - of course - mint syrup!

39. Caramel Mocha

Start with the creamy vanilla soft serve as the base—a perfect canvas for this indulgent treat. Now, add in a luscious drizzle of caramel, infusing each spoonful with that delightful sweetness that's reminiscent of your favorite caramel drinks.
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If you're a lover of coffee as well as desserts - and always ordering the sweetest thing off the Starbucks menu - then you're going to love this one from Dairy Queen. You can get a caramel mocha by ordering a blizzard with vanilla soft serve, caramel, coffee syrup and chocolate chunks!

40. How about some Cap'n Crunch?

For those who crave an extra dose of crunch and a nostalgic taste of childhood, Dairy Queen's secret menu has a delightful treat—the Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch Blizzard. Start with the classic creamy soft serve ice cream—a perfect base for this indulgent creation.
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If that Toffee Crunch wasn't quite crunchy enough for you, then how about the Cap'n you know and trust? To get a Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch from the secret menu, you can order a blizzard with soft serve ice cream - always a good start - and peanut butter, topped off with a coating of crunch!

41. Top tips for ordering at Dairy Queen: decide what you want before you reach the register

Knowing what you want beforehand can indeed streamline your Dairy Queen experience, making it smoother not just for yourself but also for fellow customers waiting in line. Here are a few reasons why this hack works wonders: efficiency and reduced waiting times!
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So as well as knowing what you want from the secret menu, there are some great hacks for making the most out of any visit to Dairy Queen! So a great hack for a smoother experience - for yourself and for the other people waiting - is to know exactly what you want before you get to the register.

42. Check their blizzard of the month!

Keeping an eye on Dairy Queen's "Blizzard of the Month" is a fantastic way to stay updated on their limited-time offerings. The "Blizzard of the Month" often features unique and exclusive flavors or combinations that aren't available at other times of the year.
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Dairy Queen will always have a 'blizzard of the month', which will be a flavor unavailable for the rest of the year - so if it's something that's going to have your favorite flavors, you definitely don't want to miss out that month! Always check what their blizzard of the month is before you go.

43. Don't go to the drive through if you don't know what you want

Before heading to the drive-thru, consider checking Dairy Queen's menu online or through their mobile app. This way, you can review the options at your own pace and arrive prepared, knowing what you'd like to order. Familiarize yourself with Dairy Queen's popular items or your personal favorites.
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We know that sometimes you do roll up to a fast food drive thru and take a minute just to quickly look at the menu or ask about something - usually it's fine, but because the Dairy Queen menu is so extensive, you're risking lines of cars behind you if you take too long!

44. Double check their food menu before you go

Dairy Queen locations can vary in terms of menu offerings. Some may focus more on the frozen treats and Blizzards, while others might have a more extensive food menu. Before visiting a new location, it's a good idea to check their specific menu online or through their app.
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If you're traveling to a new Dairy Queen in an area you've never been before, it's important to remember that not all Dairy Queens are built equal! Some don't serve fried food at all, so if you're used to that at your local place, check before you go to a new one expecting the same - because they might not do it, and you don't want to be disappointed!

45. The menu isn't gospel

Approach the staff with a polite request for any changes or substitutions. They're usually willing to assist and make adjustments based on your preferences. Familiarize yourself with the available ingredients and possible substitutions.image source: reddit.comNow we've let you know about all the amazing secret menu items, you're probably realizing this on your own, but if you're looking to order something off the menu, you also don't need to be shy about asking for one or two things to be changed. Workers there will happily substitute an ingredient for another off the menu!

46. Don't order an entire cake through the drive through

Instead of using the drive-thru, consider calling the Dairy Queen location in advance to place an order for a whole cake. This allows them time to prepare the cake for pickup and ensures they have it ready when you arrive.
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Sure, Dairy Queen do sell cakes and you might not think anything of ordering it through the drive through instead of going instead. But while a slice of cake is no issue, if you're ordering a whole cake to pick up (which Dairy Queen do offer) it's a bit tricky to fit the whole thing through the window (and the window of your car) without a messy accident!

47. You can get a free ice cream if workers don't flip your blizzard!

While it's true that Dairy Queen has a policy where they're supposed to flip Blizzards upside down to demonstrate their thickness and quality, the "Upside Down or Free" promotion might not be available at every location or as a blanket policy across all Dairy Queen franchises.
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This entirely depends on whether you want to bring up a mistake that a worker has made - when, granted, you're still getting your blizzard and all its ingredients. But blizzards are supposed to be flipped upside down as the final step, so if you notice your server doesn't do this, you can actually get your next one for free if you say something!

48. Respect the workers!

It's essential to remember that frontline workers at restaurants like Dairy Queen are not responsible for menu changes or decisions made at a corporate level. Menu alterations, additions, or removals are typically determined by higher management, corporate decisions, or changes in supply chains.
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This might seem like an obvious one, but if you're a first-timer to Dairy Queen you might think workers are responsible for things they actually aren't. Sometimes things get taken off the menu which some customers might complain at the workers about, but it's not their fault - and not their decision!

49. Mute your phone during the drive through!

Bluetooth systems in cars can sometimes automatically connect to incoming calls, activating the microphone and speakers. This means the staff might inadvertently hear your conversation before you intend to communicate your order.
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This one isn't too hard if you only have your physical phone, but a lot of cars are hooked up to Bluetooth these days for you to be able to answer calls while you're driving handsfree. So if you take a call going through the drive through, it can cause confusion when the workers are trying to talk to you through the speaker - and they can hear you even before you reach it!

50. Help out the cashier with your money

Prior to reaching the cashier, organize your bills and coins, if using cash, to facilitate a quick and seamless transaction. When handing over payment, start by providing the exact change or coins required for your purchase. This helps the cashier process the transaction faster.
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Dairy Queen is a very fast-paced ordering system, so to avoid any hold ups and to really help your cashier out, give your money over by handing the change over first and then your bills. Some people give them a screwed up bunch of bills with the change instead which can make everything take longer!