The Best Dairy-Free and Vegan Ice Creams

You won't believe there's no milk

Ice cream options

@kathkarno / Twenty20

If you think being dairy-free or vegan means ice cream is a no-go, think again. There are plenty of delicious alternatives—from soy-based to nut-based to coconut-based—that you can buy at the store. These favorites taste so good, you may find yourself double-checking whether or not you got a regular pint.

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    Häagen-Dazs Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts

    Häagen-Dazs Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

    Häagen-Dazs

    Häagen-Dazs is one of the latest mainstream ice cream brands to branch into the non-dairy market and these flavors taste as good as the others. There's a range of delicious offerings, like "Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge" and "Mocha Chocolate Cookie," and even bar options for those who enjoy their ice cream chocolate-dipped.

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    So Delicious Frozen Desserts

    So Delicious dairy-free ice cream

    So Delicious

    So Delicious has always been an entirely dairy-free brand, making their options more extensive than the rest. They have a range of pints using cashew, soy, almond, and coconut that are perfect for any dietary restriction.

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    Ben & Jerry's Non-Dairy Pints

    Ben & Jerry's Non-Dairy Chunky Monkey ice cream

    Ben & Jerry's

    If you've ever had Ben & Jerry's regular ice cream, you'll want to try their non-dairy range. Like their regular options, these pints don't disappoint when it comes to their signature creative flair and chunky bits. With options like "P.B. & Cookies" and "Coconut Seven Layer Bar," they're sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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    NadaMoo! Ice Cream

    NadaMoo! dairy-free ice cream

    NadaMoo!

    NadaMoo! ice creams are made from a creamy coconut milk base that will have you believing you are eating real dairy. While their add-ins aren't as chunky as the others, they have a great range of classic flavors that everyone will enjoy.

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    Coconut Bliss Dairy Free Frozen Desserts

    Coconut Bliss Vanilla Ice Cream

    Coconut Bliss 

    Coconut Bliss specializes in using just one base and they do it extremely well. They're certified organic, dairy-free, gluten-free, and soy-free, making them a great option for almost anyone. The tubs are really tasty, but it's the Coconut Bliss Sandwiches that truly steal the show. After all, who doesn't love ice cream layered between two cookies?

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    Tofutti

    Tofutti Chocolate Cuties

    Tofutti

    Tofutti's "snack-sized" sandwiches really are the non-dairy go-to if you're feeling like a few bites of ice cream (rather than devouring a whole pint). Because of this, they're also perfect for entertaining vegan or dairy-free guests.