Vote Now and Do Goodie!

Cast a ballot to win a People’s Choice Award and benefit the Ronald McDonald House! Izzy’s is Pearson Candy Company’s designated MN ice cream maker of Nut Goodie. We are competing with four other shops located in Wisconsin, South Dakota and North Dakota. Come in and taste our version of your favorite Nut Goodie candy bar made into an ice cream with creamy nougat maple flavor and swirled in milk chocolate peanut clusters.  It’s all in there!  Vote for Izzy’s Nut Goodie ice cream flavor at Read the whole scoop below.

Pearson’s Nut Goodie-ness

This summer, Pearson Candy Company is teaming up with four ice cream shops – Izzy’s Ice Cream in St. Paul, Minnesota; Kelley Country Creamery in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin; Edgar’s in Elk Point, South Dakota; and Dairy Dipper of Pride Dairy in Bottineau, North Dakota – to celebrate Nut Goodie’s 100th anniversary and to raise money for charity. The four shops will compete for the “People’s Choice Award,” where fans can vote online for their favorite Nut Goodie ice cream concoction. At the end of summer Pearson’s will hold a gathering with the shops and award the “People’s Choice Award” along with a “Kid’s Choice Award.” As an extension of their “Do Goodie” program, Pearson’s will donate $1,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest on behalf of the winner of each award.

2 Scoops of Nut Goodie-ness:

  • Each ice cream shop created one-of-a-kind ice cream treats featuring Nut Goodie ingredients – maple, unsalted Virginia Peanuts and chocolate
  • One ice cream shop will be awarded the “People’s Choice Award”
  • Voting for the “People’s Choice Award” takes place all summer and anyone can vote online at
  • The “Kid’s Choice Award” winner will be selected during the end of summer gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Pearson’s will donate $1,000 on behalf of the winners of the “People’s Choice Award” and the “Kid’s Choice Award” to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Upper Midwest
  • In addition to 2 Scoops of Nut Goodie-ness, Nut Goodie is celebrating its 100th anniversary through various activities throughout the year, including a VIP tour of the Pearson’s candy factory

About Nut Goodie:

  • Nut Goodie was one of Pearson’s first manufactured products, hitting stores in 1912
  • The first Nut Goodie cost 5 cents
  • The Nut Goodie features a creamy maple center covered with real milk chocolate and fresh unsalted Virginia peanuts

About Pearson Candy Company:

  • Pearson’s, located in St. Paul Minnesota, was founded by P. Edward Pearson with the assistance of his two brothers, John Albert and Oscar F. Pearson, in 1909
  • The two signature treats from the company are the Nut Goodie, created in 1912, and the Salted Nut Roll, created in 1933
  • More information can be found at
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