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The formula seems simple: Oreos + soft service = profit.

But one Oreo mix frozen dessert is not the same as the following Oreo mix frozen dessert. I say mixed frozen dessert because not all competing channels sell a frozen treat that calls himself ice cream.

The success of an OBFD (because Oreo mixed frozen dessert is a brain-freezing bite) depends on several things: the quality of its frozen dairy dessert base, the size and quantity of the mixed Oreo pieces, and the quality of both the elements are mixed.

In search of the queen of all OBFDs, I traveled across the empire with a glass shoe in my hand. And by glass shoe, of course, I mean my stomach. And my lactose pills.

On a scale of one to five, my criteria were appearance, cookie-to-cream ratio, texture, and taste.

Read more: I ate soft drinks from 7 major fast food chains, and the winner surprised me

I traveled far and wide through the realms of McDonald’s, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Chick-fil-A, Shake Shack and Checkers in order to find this one. And several thousand milk calories later, of course.

Prices reflect those of each chain’s New York branches. Prices may vary by location.