Blue Bell's Christmas ice cream sells out before the holiday season really begins

Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 04:46:03 AM. Everyone ate too much of it and now it's gone.

Texans and others looking for Blue Bell Ice Cream's popular holiday flavor are the architects of their own pain.

According to the ice cream brand, still recovering from a series of unfortunate events, everyone bought too much of it and now its all gone.

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Christmas Cookies, which was a combination of sugar, chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookies in ice cream form with red sprinkles and a green icing swirl, first arrived in stores on October 23.

According to KUT in Austin, there was a big stink right after it was released from people who said it was too early.

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Fans of the brand, likely ready to move beyond Halloween, gobbled up the flavor while others said that it was released too soon, before the ghosts and Frankensteins back in storage.

Those with seasonal sweet teeth will have to wait until next holiday season for more Christmas Cookie, although Serious Eats has a few ideas of how to get your Christmas ice cream fix at home.

Craig Hlavaty is a reporter for Chron.com and HoustonChronicle.com. He's an intolerable native Texan with too much ink in his skin and too much brisket stuck in his teeth.

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