Moorhead, Minnesota: World's Largest Dilly Bar

A Dilly Bar is swirled soft-serve ice cream on a stick dipped in hardened chocolate. It was invented in 1955 at the Moorhead Dairy Queen, which in 2018 erected a 12-foot-tall Dilly Bar to mark the spot.

Dairy Queen

24 8th St. S., Moorhead, MN
Dairy Queen. Downtown. On the east side of 8th St. S. just north of its intersection with Main Ave.
Daily 9 AM - 10 PM. Closed in winter. (Call to verify)
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World's Largest Dilly Bar

A Dilly Bar is basically swirled soft-serve ice cream on a stick dipped in a candy coating. It was invented at the Moorhead Dairy Queen in 1955. The Moorhead DQ is known as a "rogue" DQ, operating outside of the confines of a traditional franchise store. It features many home-made and off-menu items and only provides outdoor seating. Every year it opens on March 1st, regardless of the weather.

It recently installed a giant Dilly Bar to commemorate itself as the birthplace of this treat.

[Seth H, 04/25/2018]

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