Westside Drive-In Is The Birthplace Of Idaho’s Most Iconic Dessert, The Ice Cream Potato

We’re not sure if official state desserts are a thing, but if they were then Idaho’s would definitely be the ice cream potato. This strange dessert may have non-Idahoans scratching their heads, but it’s an iconic sweet treat for anybody who has lived in the Gem State for a while. For those who haven’t had an ice cream potato, don’t worry. It’s not actually made from potatoes! But you definitely have to try it for yourself, so head to the birthplace of this iconic dessert—Westside Drive-In—to give it a taste.

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Have you had an ice cream potato before? This bizarre dessert is SO Idaho, that’s for sure. Check out more Only In Idaho type of sweets with our list of The 10 Best Classic Idaho Desserts. 

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