WWE Ice Cream Bars Are Back!

One of the best things about professional wrestling is when a beloved performer makes an unexpected comeback to the ring after a long time away. It’s always an incredible moment, combining nostalgia, excitement, and anticipation into one amazing surprise. This week saw arguably the greatest return in WWE history. It doesn’t take place anywhere near the squared circle, rather in the frozen department of your local grocer. The WWE’s wildly popular ice cream bars are coming back to stores for the first time in over a decade. But like a wrestler who gets a gimmick change, they’re a little bit different than we remember.

Box cover for WWE ice cream sandwiches with with John Cena, Becky Lynch, and Randy SavageGood Humor

Good Humor’s website now includes a modern version of the classic WWE ice cream bar (news we first learned about at Uproxx). This is the first time they’ve been available since they were discontinued in 2009. But these are not exactly like the old bars. These are ice cream sandwiches with two major differences from their predecessors.

For one, there is no longer a stick. That one isn’t that big of a deal—it might even be an upgrade since you won’t get stuck holding garbage when you’re finished. However, unlike the classic bars, these do not feature a chocolate back. Both sides of this ice cream sandwich are cookies.

This might be a very big deal, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be amazing. The chocolate was an important part of the original, but the cookie sandwich front, where wrestler images will still be featured, were the true MVP of the WWE ice cream bar. If you’re going to omit the chocolate back, replacing it with a second amazing cookie could more than make up for it. I won’t know for sure until I eat one…hundred, which is exactly what I am going to do. (I wish I were kidding). I just have to wait until they are sold anywhere near me. (You can search for when they will be available near you on Good Humor’s site.)

Everyone you know who loved these is going to freak out when they hear this news. That might seem strange if you don’t like pro wrestling and never had one yourself. But you didn’t have to like professional wrestling to love them. You just had to like ice cream. There’s a reason people still go insane for them. As this video detailing the history of the WWE ice cream bars shows, fans still spend big bucks on just the packaging.

These frozen treats even become part of a major WWE storyline in 2011. CM Punk demanded their return as part of his contract negotiations. He brought up their return multiple times, and every time he did the reaction from the crowd was overwhelming. Unfortunately the closest he got to making it a reality was a T-shirt of a bar with him on it.

But now, after far too long of a wait, they are finally back. And it’s not just the best surprise return in pro wrestling history, it’s also the tastiest.

Featured Image: Good Humor